Edward Southwell Sotheby R.N.
Edward Southwell Sotheby R.N.

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Edward Southwell Sotheby R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
14 May 1813 Born
29 June 1858 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
24 June 1864 Married Lucy Elizabeth, daughter of Henry John Adeane
6 January 1902 Died
3 October 1835Lieutenant
30 October 1841Commander
6 September 1852Captain
1 September 1867Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
25 August 1873Retired Vice-Admiral
15 June 1879Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
3 October 1835 Lieutenant in Caledonia, commanded by George Bohun Martin, flagship of Josias Rowley, Mediterranean
5 April 18371841Lieutenant in Dido, commanded by Lewis Davies, Mediterranean
21 August 184130 October 1841Lieutenant in Madagascar, commanded by John Foote, Portsmouth (for the west coast of Africa)
26 June 18461848Commander in Racehorse, East Indies
6 June 1850 Commander in Sealark, west coast of Africa
1 January 185616 June 1859Captain in Pearl (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off at Portsmouth), Pacific, and in command of Pearl's Naval Brigade during the Indian Mutiny
2 January 186029 December 1861Captain in Conqueror, Channel squadron, then (November 1861) transporting troops to Mexico, together with Sans Pareil and Donegal (until wrecked off Rum Key, Bahamas, due to navigation error)
13 April 18633 January 1864Captain in Colossus, Coast Guard, Portland

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