John William Pike R.N.
John William Pike R.N.

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John William Pike R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 August 1827 Born (St Giles, Oxford)
1852 F.R.G.S. (Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society)
25 June 1864 Married Jane Roberts (1839-1897), eldest daughter of John Brown, F.R.G.S. and F.R.S.N.A.
21 July 1894 Died (London)
1842Entered Navy
3 May 1848Mate
12 September 1848Lieutenant
21 July 1860Commander
1 January 1868Captain
1 July 1885Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
3 May 184811 September 1848Mate in Excellent, commanded by Captain Henry Ducie Chads, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
11 October 184819 June 1850Lieutenant in Kingfisher, commanded by Commander Henry Harvey, west coast of Africa
20 June 18501 July 1851Lieutenant in Centaur, commanded by Commander Frederick Patten, west coast of Africa
15 January 18528 April 1852Lieutenant in Hydra, commanded by Commander Thomas Belgrave, Sheerness to the Cape of Good Hope
23 May 185328 July 1855Lieutenant in St. Jean d'Acre, commanded by Captain Henry Keppel, Western squadron, then (May 1854) the Baltic and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
29 July 185527 August 1856Lieutenant and commander in Banshee, Mediterranean and the Black Sea during the Russian War
1 December 185612 October 1859Lieutenant and commander in Antelope (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off at Woolwich), west coast of Africa
21 December 186113 May 1862Commander in Vigilant, Channel squadron
14 May 186213 January 1865Commander in Devastation, Pacific
19 May 186510 January 1868Coast Guard, Sheerness

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