Henry Smith R.N.
Henry Smith R.N.


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Henry Smith R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1803 Born
1840 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
13 August 1840 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
18 September 1844 Married at Berne, Switzerland, Anna, eldest daughter of Sylvester Costigin, of Dublin
28 May 1873 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
18 January 1887 Died (Florence, Italy)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
1814Entered Navy
19 July 1821Lieutenant
3 February 1828Commander
8 September 1829Captain
12 April 1842Vice-Admiral
3 July 1855Rear-Admiral
12 September 1865Admiral
30 November 1865Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
8 September 1829 Captain in Magnificent, receiving ship, Jamaica
27 November 1837 Captain in Volage, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
30 June 18401843Captain in Druid, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
1 March 1848 Captain in Ganges (Sheerness), Mediterranean
17 February 18547 March 1854Captain in Neptune, Portsmouth
3 March 185413 December 1854Captain in Prince Regent (until paying off at Portsmouth), the Baltic during the Russian War
14 December 18546 July 1855Captain superintendent of Haslar Hospital and Clarence Victualling Yard


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