Swynfen Thomas Carnegie R.N.
Swynfen Thomas Carnegie R.N.

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Swynfen Thomas Carnegie R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of William, 7th Earl of Northesk, Admiral, third in command at Trafalgar (d 1831)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
8 March 1813 Born
29 June 184130 July 1847M.P. for Stafford
11 March 18466 July 1846One of the Lords of the Treasury
29 November 1879 Died
21 April 1832Lieutenant
28 June 1838Commander
10 June 1845Captain
27 April 1863Rear-Admiral
21 January 1870Vice-Admiral
1873Retired Vice-Admiral
18 June 1876Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
20 August 1842November 1843Commander in Orestes (from commissioning at Portsmouth), North America and West Indies, then (September 1843) the Mediterranean
22 September 184317 February 1844Commander in Devastation, Mediterranean
19 January 185214 May 1854Captain in Horatio (from commissioning at Sheerness), guard ship, Sheerness (and temporarily in command of Barracouta during a trial cruise in June-September 1852)
14 May 185322 November 1854Captain in Tribune (from commissioning at Woolwich), Channel squadron, then the Baltic and then the Black Sea during the Russian War
22 November 18541855Captain in Leander, Black Sea, during the Russian War
1 March 185824 January 1859Captain in Edinburgh, Coast Guard, Leith (replacing Pembroke)
28 January 185923 April 1859Commissioner of the Admiralty (fourth Naval Lord)
6 May 18626 February 1863Captain in Colossus, Coast Guard, Portland (tender: Biter)
6 February 1863 Commodore, Coast Guard service, Harwich (flag in Pembroke)

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