Charles Eden R.N.
Charles Eden R.N.

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Charles Eden R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of Sir Frederick Morton Eden, Bart.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
3 July 1808 Born
1829 Married Emma, second daughter of Sir Robert Williams, Bart.
24 May 1873 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
7 March 1878 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
27 October 1821Entered Navy
11 February 1832Lieutenant
17 December 1834Commander
11 August 1841Captain
8 August 1861Rear-Admiral
6 April 1866Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Vice-Admiral
8 February 1873Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
22 October 1832 Lieutenant in Melville, commanded by Josceline Percy
31 January 1834 Lieutenant in Canopus, commanded by Josceline Percy
17 November 18341838Commander in Rover, South America
7 March 18421846Captain in Winchester, flagship of Rear-Admiral Josceline Percy, Cape of Good Hope
17 December 1847 Captain in Victory, flagship, Portsmouth
16 April 1853November 1854Captain in London, Spithead, and the Baltic during the Russian War, until invalided
3 December 18552 August 1859Comptroller-General of the Coast Guard
28 June 18599 May 1866Commissioner of the Admiralty (3rd then 2nd Naval Lord)

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