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William John Cavendish Clifford R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Captain Sir Augustus William James Clifford, bart
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 October 1814 Born
8 February 1877 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet Clifford
11 April 1882 Died
 
DateRank
24 February 1829Entered Navy
7 May 1838Lieutenant
7 March 1842Commander
18 August 1847Captain
12 September 1865Rear-Admiral
1 October 1871Vice-Admiral
1872Retired Vice-Admiral
1 August 1877Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
24 February 1829 youngster in Undaunted, commanded by Augustus William Clifford (his father)
7 September 1844December 1846Commander in Wolverene, East Indies
December 1846 Commander in Ringdove, East Indies
23 May 1854 Captain in Sphinx (from commissioning at Portsmouth), transporting French troops to the Baltic, then the Black Sea during the Russian war
2 February 1855 Captain in Centaur, Mediterranean, then the Baltic during the Russian War
22 July 1859December 1859Captain in Conqueror, Mediterranean
11 November 18596 May 1862Captain in Victor Emanuel (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
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