Peter Richards R.N.
Peter Richards R.N.

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Peter Richards R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1787 Born
24 December 1842 C.B. (Companion of the Bath), for service in China
7 June 1865 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
March 1869 Died
1798Entered Navy
12 December 1807Lieutenant
16 September 1816Commander
17 September 1828Captain
6 June 1855Rear-Admiral
12 April 1862Retired Vice Admiral
12 September 1865Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
20 October 182617 September 1828Commander in Pelorus, Mediterranean
19 December 18311834Captain in Asia, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Parker, Lisbon
1 November 18351837Captain in Volage, Mediterranean
5 April 18411844Captain in Cornwallis, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Parker, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
27 February 1845 Captain in Hibernia, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Parker, Mediterranean
3 August 1846 Captain in Royal Sovereign, Pembroke
31 August 1850 Captain in Cumberland, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
7 January 1851 Captain in Boscawen, guard ship of Ordinary, Chatham
3 June 18542 April 1857Commissioner of the Admiralty (Third Naval Lord)

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