Frederick Thomas Pelham R.N.
Frederick Thomas Pelham R.N.

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Frederick Thomas Pelham R.N.Explanation
Third son of Thomas Pelham, second Earl of Chichester (1756-1826).
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
2 August 1808 Born.
1841 Married Ellen Kate (died 8 January 1900) , daughter of Rowland Mitchell.
18?? C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
21 June 1861 Died (Hove)
27 June 1823Entered Navy
22 February 1830Lieutenant
22 September 1835Commander
3 July 1840Captain
6 March 1858Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1826 Midshipman in Sybille (captured from French 1794, fifth rate) during attack on Greek pirates
28 April 18301832Lieutenant in Ferret (1821, brig-sloop), Mediterranean
2 May 183221 September 1835Lieutenant in Castor on coast of Spain
18371838Commander in Tweed, Lisbon
24 May 18471 June 1850Captain in Odin (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
3 March 18526 January 1853Private secretary to the first lord of the Admiralty, the duke of Northumberland
14 August 185318 November 1854Captain in Blenheim, guard ship, Portsmouth, then in the Baltic during the Russian War
18 November 185419 February 1855Captain in Exmouth (from commissioning at Plymouth), Devonport
February 18554 April 1856Captain of the fleet for the second Baltic campaign (Rear-Admiral Richard Saunders Dundas) during the Russian War
5 June 185621 November 1857Captain in Blenheim, guard ship, Portsmouth (replaced by Hannibal)
21 November 18578 March 1858Commissioner of the Admiralty (4th Naval Lord)
28 June 185915 June 1861Commissioner of the Admiralty (2nd Naval Lord), until resigning due to ill health

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