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Henry Coryton R.N.

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Henry Coryton R.N.Explanation
Son of John Tillie Coryton, of Pentillie Castle, Cornwall
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 March 1810 Born
1879 Died
7 November 1822Entered Navy
22 September 1835Lieutenant
8 October 1841Commander
Date fromDate toService
27 November 1835 Lieutenant in Thalia, commanded by Robert Wauchope
17 May 1836 Lieutenant in Melville, commanded by Peter John Douglas, flagship of Vice-Admiral Peter Halkett, North America and West Indies
20 August 1836 Lieutenant in Racehorse, commanded by James Everard Home, West Indies
13 January 1837 Lieutenant in Gannet, commanded by William George Hyndham Whish
14 July 1838 Lieutenant in Herald, commanded by Joseph Nias, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
23 July 1839 Lieutenant in Conway, commanded by Charles Ramsay Drinkwater-Bethune, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
14 December 1844 Commander in Persian, North America and West Indies
13 June 1855 Commander in Hermes, North America and West Indies

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