Henry Ducie Chads R.N.
Henry Ducie Chads R.N.

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Henry Ducie Chads R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Captain Henry Chads R.N. (d. 1799)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 February 1788 Born
26 November 1815 Married Elizabeth Townshend, eldest daughter of John Pook, of Fareham, Hampshire
26 December 1826 C.B. (Companion of the Bath) for service in Burma
5 July 1855 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
28 March 1865 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
7 April 1868 Died (Southsea)
25 October 1800Entered Royal Naval Colle
5 November 1806Lieutenant
28 May 1813Commander
25 July 1825Captain
12 January 1854Rear-Admiral
24 November 1858Vice-Admiral
3 December 1863Admiral
Date fromDate toService
August 181229 December 1812Lieutenant in Java, commanded by Rowley Henry, North America (until defeated by USS Constitution, when - Lambert being killed - Chads had to surrender the ship)
28 May 181324 November 1815Commander in Columbia (American privateer captured 1813, sloop), West Indies
22 November 1823 Commander in Arachne (1809, brig-sloop), East Indies (including Rangoon campaign in First Anglo-Burmese War)
27 April 18263 January 1827Captain in Alligator, East Indies
2 January 18341837Captain in Andromache, East Indies
20 August 18411845Captain in Cambrian, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
28 August 18451 July 1847Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth, and Superintendent of Royal Naval College
1 July 18471 July 1851Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
1848 In command of a small squadron on the coast of Ireland during Smith O'Brien's uprising
1 July 1851 Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
6 February 1854 Third in command in the Baltic during the Russian War (flag in Edinburgh)
1 April 18567 December 1858Commander-in-chief, Queenstown (flag in Nile)
1859 Chairman of a committee on coast defence

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