Augustus St. Clair Booth R.N.
Augustus St. Clair Booth R.N.


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Augustus St. Clair Booth R.N.Explanation
Son of Richard Booth (1767-1845)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 May 1810 Born (Old Basing, Hampshire, England)
24 December 1906 Died (Leatherhead, Surrey, England)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
 
DateRank
12 April 1836Lieutenant
15 May 1848Commander
22 November 1856Captain
22 August 1867Retired Captain
1 January 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
15 June 1879Retired Vice-Admiral
30 March 1885Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
10 May 18274 July 1827Midshipman in Britannia, commanded by Captain Edward Hawker, Plymouth
5 July 182715 May 1830Midshipman in Ocean, commanded by Captain Patrick Campbell, Plymouth
19 September 18307 October 1831Volunteer 1st Class in Favourite, commanded by Commander Joseph Harrison, Mediterranean
8 October 183113 September 1832Mate in Dryad, commanded by Commodore John Hayes, west coast of Africa
7 July 183319 October 1835Mate in Challenger (1826, sixth rate), commanded by Michael Seymour, South America, until wrecked at Mocquilla Point, near Leubu, on the coast of Chile by an abnormal and previously unknown reversal of the current (all rescued after spending seven weeks on land)
1 June 18365 April 1838Lieutenant in Columbine, commanded by Commander Thomas Henderson, Mediterranean
1 February 184012 October 1843Lieutenant in Thunderer, commanded by Captain Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinghe Berkeley then Captain Daniel Pring, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
8 December 184614 February 1847Lieutenant in Penelope, commanded by Captain Henry Wells Giffard, west coast of Africa
15 February 184714 April 1847Lieutenant in Espoir, commanded by Commander George Sumner Hand, west coast of Africa
20 April 184720 May 1848Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Captain James Stirling, Mediterranean
2 February 185418 February 1855Commander (2ic) in Nile, commanded by Henry Byam Martin then Captain George Rodney Mundy, the Baltic during the Russian War


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