Richard Ashmore Powell R.N.
Richard Ashmore Powell R.N.

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Richard Ashmore Powell R.N.Explanation
Son of Thomas Walter Powell (1791-1839)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 July 1816 Born ( Guernsey, Channel Islands)
11 October 1862 Married Mary Evelina (1837-1913), daughter of George Hougham Skelton (1810-1873)
24 December 1892 Died (Shanklin, Isle of Wight)
24 December 1831Entered Navy
8 February 1836Mate
18 December 1842Lieutenant
4 November 1851Commander
8 March 1855Captain
6 July 1871Retired Captain
6 April 1873Retired Rear-Admiral
21 March 1878Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
(April 1846) Acting Commander in Kingfisher, west coast of Africa
12 February 1849 Lieutenant and commander in Janus, Gibraltar
17 August 1853 Commander in Vesuvius, Mediterranean (and, 1854, Black Sea during the Russian War)
8 March 1855 Additional Captain in Harpy, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick William Grey, Mediterranean
2 December 185620 April 1857Captain in Cornwallis (from commissioning at Plymouth), Coast Guard, the Humber (first ship so commissioned after CG was reorganised under the Admiralty)
1 May 1857 Captain in Boscawen, flagship of Rear-Admiral Frederick William Grey, Cape of Good Hope
5 December 18611 October 1862Captain in Defence, Channel squadron
1 October 186227 April 1866Captain in Britannia, cadet training ship, Portland
16 June 18661 September 1869Commodore in Topaze (until paying off at Plymouth), Pacific

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