Woodford John Williams R.N.
Woodford John Williams R.N.

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Woodford John Williams R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
3 February 1842 Married Anne, third daughter of rev Dr Morgan, Chaplain of Portsmouth Dockyard
1 August 1822Entered Navy
25 June 1828Lieutenant
28 June 1838Commander
2 June 1841Captain
Date fromDate toService
1 August 1829 Lieutenant in Trinculo, commanded by Samuel Price, Cork
2 May 1831 Lieutenant in Seringapatam, commanded by William Waldergrave, South America
23 September 1831January 1834Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by Charles Hope, South America
25 February 1835 Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Hastings, gunnery-ship at Portsmouth
11 April 1836 Lieutenant in Hercules, commanded by Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Home station
19 August 1837 Lieutenant in Pique, commanded by Edward Boxer
10 April 1838 Lieutenant and commander in Termagant, coast of Africa
10 February 1840 Commander (2ic) in Thunderer
18 July 18402 June 1841Commander in Stromboli, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
28 April 184623 October 1846Captain in Avenger, Channel squadron
24 October 184613 October 1848Captain in Amphion (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off at Sheerness), Woolwich, then Western and Experimental squadrons
February 18559 January 1856Captain in Sans Pareil, Black Sea, and then (September 1855) transport of mortars to the Baltic during the Russian War
10 January 1856 Captain in Centurion (from commissioning at Plymouth), Mediterranean
5 May 185731 March 1859Captain in Royal William (until paying off at Plymouth), guard ship of Ordinary, Plymouth (replaced by Royal Adelaide)
1 April 1859July 1860Captain in Royal Adelaide, guard ship of Ordinary, Plymouth (replacing Royal William)

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