Gordon Thomas Falcon R.N.
Gordon Thomas Falcon R.N.

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Gordon Thomas Falcon R.N.Explanation
Son of Michael Falcon (1731-1811)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1777 Born (Workington, Cumberland, England)
7 October 1834 Married Louisa (1787-1860), widow of Capt. Cursham, and daughter of Richard Meyrick of Runkton, Sussex, England
11 January 1854 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
1794Entered Navy
15 May 1800Lieutenant
8 March 1811Commander
29 October 1813Captain
5 August 1848Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 June 18179 November 1820Captain in Tyne, South America
1 March 182326 June 1823Captain in Isis, Chatham
27 June 182323 August 1825Captain in Spartiate, flagship of Sir George Erye, South America
24 August 182512 February 1827Captain in Wellesley, flagship of Sir George Eyre, South America
1 May 18334 September 1835Captain in San Josef, flagship of Admiral Sir Willaim Hargood, Plymouth
5 September 183530 April 1836Captain in Royal Adelaide, flagship of Admiral Sir William Hargood, Plymouth
1 April 184530 September 1848Captain in Royal Sovereign, Pembroke

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