James Francis Ballard Wainwright R.N.
James Francis Ballard Wainwright R.N.

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James Francis Ballard Wainwright R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
26 April 1820 Born
23 April 1872 Died (Southsea)
10 October 1832Entered Navy
22 December 1841Lieutenant
21 December 1849Commander
2 November 1853Captain
26 July 1869Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 March 1842 Lieutenant in Winchester, commanded by Charles Eden, Cape of Good Hope
20 May 18463 August 1847Lieutenant in Constance, commanded by Baldwin Wake Walker, Pacific
3 August 1847 Lieutenant in Constance, commanded by George William Conway Courtenay, Pacific
4 April 1849 Lieutenant in Hastings, commanded by James William Morgan, East Indies
19 March 1852 Commander (2ic) in Winchester, commanded by Granville Gower Loch, flagship of Rear-Admiral Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds Pellew, East Indies
28 April 1857 Captain in Leopard, West Indies, and temporarily assisting Agamemnon laying the Atlantic cable (initiated 16 August 1858, but stopped working only a couple of weeks later), then flagship of Rear-Admiral Stephen Lushington, south-east coast of America and West Indies
17 January 186218 June 1862Captain in Shannon (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Channel squadron
17 June 186220 September 1864Captain in Black Prince, Channel squadron (second in command)
1 January 18654 August 1869Captain in Terror, guard ship, Bermuda

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