Richard Laird Warren R.N.
Richard Laird Warren R.N.

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Richard Laird Warren R.N.Explanation
Second child and eldest son of Vice-Admiral Frederic Warren (1775-1848) and brother of Frederick Pelham Warren R.N.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
11 October 1809 Born (Mains and Strathmartine, Angus ,Scotland)
25 April 1844 Married Eleanor Charlotte (1820-1895), second daughter of Pelham Warren M.D. (1778-1835), of Worting House, Hampshire
29 July 1875 Died (Southsea)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1 August 1822Entered Navy
1 January 1829Lieutenant
24 December 1833Commander
9 May 1839Captain
13 February 1858Rear-Admiral
5 May 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 December 18333 May 1834Commander in Trinculo, west coast of Africa
4 May 183429 August 1834Commander in Aetna, surveying on the west coast of Africa
21 September 183512 October 1836Commander in Snake, North America and West Indies
13 October 183629 April 1839Commander in Serpent, North America and West Indies
30 April 18398 May 1839Acting Captain in Magnificent, receiving ship, Jamaica
9 May 183923 May 1839Captain in Magnificent, receiving ship, Jamaica
2 September 184127 November 1843Captain in Magicienne (until paying off), Mediterranean
20 July 184716 August 1850Captain in Trincomalee, North America and West Indies
19 December 185314 May 1857Captain in Cressy (from commissioning until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian war, then the Mediterranean
15 April 186126 June 1861En route to his station as Commander-in-Chief, South-east coast of America, flag in Emerald
27 June 186127 August 1864Commander-in-chief, South-east coast of America, flag in Forte
7 April 186911 June 1869Commander-in-chief, the Nore, flag in Agincourt
14 June 186930 June 1870Commander-in-chief, the Nore, flag in Pembroke

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