John Bourmaster Dickson R.N.
John Bourmaster Dickson R.N.

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John Bourmaster Dickson R.N.Explanation
Fifth son of Rear-Admiral Sir Archibald Collingwood Dickson, 2nd Bt.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1815 Born
11 February 1876 Died
18 October 1839Lieutenant
23 December 1847Commander
Date fromDate toService
18 October 1839 Lieutenant in Melville, commanded by Richard Saunders Dundas, East Indies
18 August 18411845Lieutenant in Warspite, commanded by Provo William Parry Wallis, Mediterranean
24 April 1846 Lieutenant in Queen, commanded by Henry John Leeke, home station
4 February 1848 Commander (2ic) in Caledonia, commanded by Thomas Wren Carter (Devonport), Mediterranean
5 August 1851 Commander (2ic) in Waterloo, commanded by Montagu Stopford, Sheerness (fitting for the flagship of Vice-Admiral James Whitley Deans Dundas in the Mediterranean, until Britannia was selected instead)
9 August 1852 Commander (2ic) in Britannia, commanded by Thomas Wren Carter, flagship of Vice-Admiral James Whitley Deans Dundas, Mediterranean
1 April 185726 August 1858Captain in Cumberland (from commissioning at Sheerness), flagship of Rear-Admiral Provo William Parry Wallis, south-east coast of America
2 April 186114 July 1862Captain in Trafalgar, Channel squadron
14 July 18621 April 1864Captain in Dauntless, Coast Guard, Southampton Water (replaced by Irresistible)
1 April 186416 May 1865Captain in Irresistible (from commissioning at Sheerness), Coast Guard, Southampton Water (replacing Dauntless)
16 May 18653 January 1866Captain in Orlando (until paying off at Plymouth), Mediterranean

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