William Fanshawe Martin R.N.
William Fanshawe Martin R.N.

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William Fanshawe Martin R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin, comptroller of the navy
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 December 1801 Born
24 July 1826 Married, firstly, Hon. Anne Best (died 1836), daughter of Lord Wynford, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Commion Pleas
21 May 1838 Married, secondly, Sophia, daughter of Richard Hurt, of Wirksworth, derbyshire
28 June 1861 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
4 December 1863 Succeeded as 4th Baronet Martin of Lockynge, Berkshire
24 May 1873 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
24 March 1895 Died
15 June 1813Entered Navy
15 December 1820Lieutenant
8 February 1823Commander
5 June 1824Captain
28 May 1853Rear-Admiral
13 February 1858Vice-Admiral
14 November 1863Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
15 November 18261831Captain in Samarang, Mediterranean
19 July 184431 January 1845Captain in Queen (until paying off), flagship of Vice-Admiral John Chambers White, Sheerness
30 January 184518 October 1845Captain in Trafalgar, Sheerness, flagship of Vice Admiral John Chambers John Chambers White then (April) Vice Admiral Edward Durnford King (and 1845 experimental squadron)
7 December 184721 December 1849Captain in Prince Regent, Channel squadron
21 December 184918 May 1852Commodore in Prince Regent, Channel squadron
23 November 18531857Rear-admiral Superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard (flag in St Vincent)
8 March 185828 June 1859Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)
19 April 186020 April 1863Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Marlborough)
26 October 18661 November 1869Commander-in-chief, Devonport

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