Hon. Francis George Crofton R.N.
Hon. Francis George Crofton R.N.

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Hon. Francis George Crofton R.N.Explanation
Son of Edward CroftonExternal link (1806-1869), 2nd Baron, 4th Baronet of the Mote
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
7 June 1838 Born (Mote, Co. Roscommon)
18 August 1864 Married Gertrude Caroline (1838-1869), daughter of Edward Symes Bayly and widow of John Talbot-Crosbie (1818-1859)
30 September 1900 Died (Rathdown, Co. Dublin)
15 July 1852Entered Navy
14 June 1859Lieutenant
13 February 1873Commander
13 February 1888Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
1 July 185920 December 1862Lieutenant in Amphion, commanded by Captain Thomas Cochran, Mediterranean (until Cochran invalided)
20 March 186615 June 1867Lieutenant in Trafalgar, commanded by Captain George Hancock, Coast Guard, Leith (Queensferry)
16 June 18671 April 1869Lieutenant in Duncan, commanded by Captain George Hancock, Coast Guard, Leith (Queensferry) (replacing Trafalgar)
7 April 18705 September 1870Commander in Trinculo, Mediterranean (until Trinculo was run down by the Spanish merchant steamer Moratin while en route from Gibraltar to Malaga).
15 December 1877 Harbour master at Kingstown, Co. Dublin

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