Claude Henry Mason Buckle R.N.
Claude Henry Mason Buckle R.N.

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Claude Henry Mason Buckle R.N.Explanation
Second son of Admiral Matthew Buckle (1770-1855)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
13 December 1803 Born (Blackheath, Kent)
1847 Married Harriet Margaret, daughter of Thomas Deane Shute of Bramshaw, Hampshire
5 July 1855 C.B. (Companion of the Garter)
29 May 1875 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
10 March 1894 Died (London)
August 1817Entered Royal Naval College
17 April 1827Lieutenant
4 May 1836Commander
6 November 1845Captain
14 November 1863Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Vice-Admiral
22 January 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 December 1841November 1845Commander in Growler, South America and west coast of Africa (in February 1845 participated in Commodore William Jones's destruction of several barracoons at Dombocorro and elsewhere)
1 January 18491850Captain in Centaur, flagship of Commodore Arthur Fanshawe, west coast of Africa (until Buckle was invalided)
11 December 1852 Captain in Valorous, Mediterrnaean, then (1854) the Baltic and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
12 December 18579 February 1863Superintendent of Royal William Victualling Yard, Deptford
November 18671870Commander-in-chief, Queenstown (flag in Mersey)

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