William Heriot Maitland R.N.
William Heriot Maitland R.N.

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William Heriot Maitland R.N.Explanation
Second son of James Heriot Maitland (1774-1848)
He was given the name of William Maitland Heriot at birth
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
3 July 1819 Born (Scotscraig, Fife)
18 December 1851 Mmarried Elizabeth Kinnear (died 1900), daughter of William Stark Dougall
7 March 1890 Died
He was the son of Captain Hon. Frederick Lewis Maitland (1730-1786) of Rankeillour, Fife
16 October 1832Entered Navy
6 June 1837Lieutenant
23 December 1842Commander
Date fromDate toService
10 July 1839 Lieutenant in Hyacinth, commanded by William Warren
23 June 1840 Lieutenant in Wellesley, commanded by Thomas Maitland, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick Lewis Maitland (his uncle), East Indies
16 October 1841 Lieutenant and commander in Algerine, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
20 September 1842March 1843Lieutenant in Blonde, commanded by Thomas Bourchier
31 January 1846March 1847Commander in Electra, North America and West Indies (until invalided)

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