Arthur Farquhar R.N.
Arthur Farquhar R.N.

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Arthur Farquhar R.N.Explanation
Son of Rear-Admiral Sir Arthur Farquhar (1772-1843)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
9 January 1815 Born (Hatfield, Hertfordshire)
14 January 1851 Married Ellen (1826-1898), daughter of Samuel Phlilip Rickman (1796-1844)
29 May 1886 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
29 January 1908 Died (Aboyne, Aberdeenshire)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
13 March 1829Entered Navy
18 May 1835Mate
4 November 1840Lieutenant
2 December 1844Commander
27 October 1849Captain
2 April 1866Rear-Admiral
6 April 1873Vice-Admiral
9 March 1878Admiral
9 January 1880Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 May 18352 October 1835Mate in Fly, commanded by Commander Peter McQuhae, West Indies
29 March 183613 December 1837Mate in Asia, commanded by Captain William Fisher, Mediterranean
14 December 18376 June 1838Mate in Thalia, commanded by Captain Robert Wanchope, Cape of Good Hope
29 September 18383 November 1840Mate in Princess Charlotte, commanded by Captain Arthur Fanshawe, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
15 December 184030 July 1841Lieutenant in Princess Charlotte, commanded by Captain Arthur Fanshawe, Mediterranean
26 August 184122 April 1843Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Hastings, gunnery-ship at Portsmouth
23 April 18432 June 1843Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by Captain William Nugent Glascock, Mediterranean
3 June 184323 June 1843Lieutenant in Malabar, commanded by Captain George Rose Sartorius, Mediterranean
24 June 184315 July 1843Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by Captain William Nugent Glascock, Mediterranean
29 August 184322 November 1843Lieutenant in Volage, commanded by Captain William Dickson, East Indies
23 November 184329 January 1844Lieutenant in Caledonia, commanded by Captain Alexander Milne, Plymouth
5 November 18466 March 1850Commander in Albatross (from commissioning at Chatham), west coast of Africa, then East Indies
19 June 185416 June 1857Captain in Malacca (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean then (November 1855) North America and West indies
1 March 18591 March 1860Captain in Victory, flag-ship, Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth
30 March 186024 December 1861Captain in Hannibal (until paying off at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
9 August 186230 June 1864Captain in Hogue, Coast Guard, Greenock
1 July 18647 September 1865Captain in Lion (from commissioning), Coast Guard, Greenock
1 November 18699 July 1872Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Zealous)
1 November 18789 January 1880Commander-in-chief, Devonport (flag in Royal Adelaide)

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