Thomas Wilson R.N.
Thomas Wilson R.N.

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Thomas Wilson R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1811 Born
11 October 1894 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
8 January 1828Entered Navy
9 May 1839Lieutenant
20 September 1843Commander
12 August 1853Captain
17 March 1869Rear-Admiral
1 January 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
11 December 1875Retired Vice-Admiral
27 November 1879Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 May 183914 June 1839Lieutenant in Donegal, commanded by Captain John Drake, Lisbon and the Mediterranean
7 January 184028 March 1843Lieutenant in Blenheim, commanded by Captain Humphry Fleming Senhouse then Captain Thomas Herbert (Portsmouth), East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war), until he died
5 December 184622 May 1848Commander (2ic) in Canopus, commanded by Captain Fairfax Moresby, 1845 experimental squadron then Channel squadron
28 May 184812 July 1850Commander (2ic) in Howe, commanded by Captain James Stirling, Mediterranean
11 September 185217 June 1853Commander in Geyser, North America and West Indies
18 June 185321 August 1853Commander in Vesuvius, Portsmouth
4 May 185414 May 1857Captain in Winchester, flagship of Rear-Admiral James Stirling, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
1 April 18593 April 1862Captain in St Vincent, reserve depot ship, Portsmouth
1 October 186525 March 1869Superintendant of Greenwich Hospital

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