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Francis Marten R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of George Sulivan Marten, of Marshals Wick, near St. Albans
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1814 Born
20 November 1844Lieutenant
25 May 1854Commander
30 January 1861Captain
1 April 1870Retired Captain
1 August 1877Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 December 1844 Lieutenant in Persian, commanded by Henry Coryton, Devonport
16 August 1845 Lieutenant in President, commanded by William Pearse Stanley, Cape of Good Hope
4 July 1849 Lieutenant in Growler, commanded by James Stoddart, Mediterranean
19 October 1852 Lieutenant in Arrogant, commanded by Stephen Greville Fremantle, Portsmouth
October 1854 Studying steam at the Naval College
6 January 1855 Commander (2ic) in Exmouth, commanded by Frederick Thomas Pelham, Devonport
6 June 1855 Commander in Vesuvius, tender to Royal Albert, in the Black Sea during the Russian War
18 July 185716 July 1861Commander in Roebuck (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), East Indies and China
1 May 185815 January 1859Acting Captain in Shannon (until paying off at Portsmouth), East Indies (including command of the naval brigade during the India Mutiny), after the death of Captain William Peel in Cawnpore
11 April 186430 January 1866Captain in Archer (until paying off at Woolwich), west coast of Africa
April 1868 Captain in Penelope, flagship of Rear-Admiral Alfred Phillipps Ryder, Channel squadron
June 1869April 1870Captain in Bellerophon, Mediterranean

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