James Horsford Cockburn R.N.
James Horsford Cockburn R.N.

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James Horsford Cockburn R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1817 Born
10 February 1872 Died (Calcutta, in commission as Commander-in-chief, East Indies)
1 December 1829Entered Navy
5 November 1840Lieutenant
24 April 1846Commander
7 April 1850Captain
6 April 1866Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
14 April 1848 Commander (2ic) in Hastings, commanded by James William Morgan, flagship of Rear-Admiral Francis Augustus Collier, East Indies
21 August 185515 July 1857Captain in Cossack (until paying off at Sheerness), the Baltic during the Russian War, then (July 1856) North America and West Indies (mainly Greytown, Nicaragua)
8 October 185928 October 1861Captain in Diadem, Channel squadron, then North America and West Indies
24 October 1861 Captain in Seringapatam, receiving ship, Cape of Good Hope
6 September 187010 February 1872Commander-in-chief, East Indies (until he died) (flag in Forte, then Glasgow)

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