Richard Dunning White R.N.
Richard Dunning White R.N.

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Richard Dunning White R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of Admiral Thomas White
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1819 Born
20 May 1881 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
28 July 1899 Died (Heavitree, Exeter)
15 April 1826Entered Navy
5 November 1840Lieutenant
28 August 1847Commander
10 May 1856Captain
19 January 1874Retired Rear-Admiral
1 February 1879Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
December 1843March 1847Lieutenant in Sealark, commanded by Thomas Lewis Gooch, west coast of Africa
1 March 1847September 1847Commander in Skylark (until paying off at Chatham), west coast of Africa
1 July 1850May 1853Commander in Cygnet (until paying off at Portsmouth), coast of Africa
6 January 185510 May 1856Commander in Desperate, the Baltic during the Russian War
15 September 18591863Captain in Madagascar, storeship, Rio de Janeiro
26 May 186523 February 1867Captain in Cossack (until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean
186?January 1869Captain in Mersey, flagship, Queenstown

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