Owen Stanley R.N.
Owen Stanley R.N.


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Owen Stanley R.N.Explanation
Entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography
Eldest son of Right Rev. Edward Stanley, Bishop of Norwich
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
13 June 1811 Born (Alderley, Cheshire, England)
13 March 1850 Died (Sydney, Australia) in command of Rattlesnake
 
DateRank
5 August 1824Entered Royal Naval College
14 May 1831Lieutenant
26 March 1839Commander
23 September 1844Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
4 July 183119 October 1831Lieutenant in Kent (1798, third rate), commanded by Samuel Pym, Mediterranean
20 October 183119 July 1832Lieutenant in Procris, commanded by John Thomas Talbot, Mediterranean
22 October 18323 June 1834Lieutenant in Malabar, commanded by Josceline Percy, Mediterranean
4 June 183431 December 1835Lieutenant in Caledonia, commanded by Thomas Brown, flagship of Sir Joshua Rowley, Mediterranean
12 May 183616 November 1837Lieutenant in Terror, commanded by George Back, polar expedition (sailed from the Orkneys 23 June 1836, reached Charles Islandi in Hudson's Bay, and returned to Lough Swilly 3 september 1837)
21 December 183725 March 1839Lieutenant commander in Britomart, East Indies Station and Australasian waters, chiefly on surveying work
13 August 183927 April 1843Commander in Britomart, Australia
11 May 184526 April 1846Captain in Blazer
20 September 184613 March 1850Captain in Rattlesnake, East Indies (until he died)


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