John Seccombe R.N.
John Seccombe R.N.

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John Seccombe R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
6 December 1812 Born
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
14 December 1842Lieutenant
16 May 1855Commander
13 December 1859Captain
1 April 1870Retired Captain
31 December 1876Retired Rear-Admiral
23 November 1881Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
17 May 1855 Commander (2ic) in Cressy, commanded by Richard Laird Warren, Mediterranean
15 July 185720 July 1858Commander in Vulcan, Portsmouth
21 July 185812 December 1859Commander in Himalaya
13 December 185930 March 1861Captain in Himalaya
27 June 186131 July 1862Captain in Himalaya
1 April 186330 April 1863Captain in Hannibal, Portsmouth, depot ship for seamen (replaced by Duke of Wellington)
1 May 186326 March 1866Captain in Duke of Wellington, Portsmouth, training ship for seamen (replacing Hannibal)
(23 March 1866)10 August 1867Captain in Liverpool (until paying off at Plymouth), Channel squadron...
(4 January 1869) Captain in Mersey, commanded by James Hope, flagship, Queenstown (and, May 1869, cruise of the Reserve Fleet)

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