William Griffin R.N.
William Griffin R.N.

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William Griffin R.N.Explanation
Son of William Griffin of Norwich
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 September 1842 Married Mrs Borlase, daughter of T. Gryles of Bosahan, Cornwall
9 June 1873 Died (at Plymouth)
23 August 1812Entered Navy
12 January 1825Lieutenant
28 June 1838Commander
18 October 1842Captain
20 May 1862Retired Rear-Admiral
18 October 1867Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
12 January 1825December 1825Lieutenant in Maidstone, commanded by Charles Bullen, west coast of Africa
4 August 1827November 1827Lieutenant and commander in Eclipse, Falmouth packet
1 August 1829 Lieutenant in Gloucester, commanded by Henry Stuart, Mediterranean
28 June 1831 Lieutenant in Talavera, commanded by David Colby
May 1833 Lieutenant in Talavera, commanded by Edward Chetham
15 September 183528 June 1838Lieutenant in Astraea, commanded by John Clavel, Falmouth packet
26 October 183818 April 1842Commander (2ic) in Ganges, commanded by Barrington Reynolds, Mediterranean

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