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George Francis Seymour R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (1759-1801)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
17 September 1787 Born
12 April 1809 Supported Cochraine in the attack on the Basque Roads.
1811 Married Georgiana Mary, daughter of Sir George Cranfield Berkeley.
4 June 1815 C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
18181841Sergeant-at-arms to the House of Lords.
August 1830November 1830Naval Aide-de-camp to William IV
1831 K.C.H. (Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Order)
9 December 1834 G.C.H. (Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Order)
7 April 1852 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
18 May 1860 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
20 January 1870 Died
 
DateRank
10 October 1797Entered Navy
12 October 1804Lieutenant
23 January 1806Commander
29 July 1806Captain
23 November 1841Rear-Admiral
27 March 1850Vice-Admiral
14 May 1857Admiral
20 November 1866Admiral of the Fleet
 
Date fromDate toService
October 1797 Serving in Princess Augusta, yacht
March 1798September 1801Serving in Prince of Wales, serving with his father in the Channel and the West Indies
March 1798 Serving in Sanspareil, with his father in the Channel and the West Indies
18021803Serving in Endymion
1803 Serving in Victory, flagship of Lord Nelson
1804 Lieutenant (acting) in Madras
1804 Lieutenant in Donegal
1806 Commander in Northumberland, West Indies
9 February 1806 Commander in Kingfisher, West Indies
29 June 1806 Captain in Aurora, Mediterranean
February 1808 Captain in Pallas, home waters
September 1809 Captain in Manilla
June 1812 Captain in Fortunée
January 1813September 1814Captain in Leonidas, West Indies
1827 Captain in Briton, on particular service for a few months
8 September 184122 May 1844Commissioner of the Admiralty (3rd Naval Lord)
14 May 184425 August 1847Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Collingwood)
13 January 185123 November 1853Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies (flag in Cumberland)
1 January 18561 March 1859Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth (flag in Victory)

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