Henry John Blomfield R.N.
Henry John Blomfield R.N.

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Henry John Blomfield R.N.Explanation
Son of Charles James Blomfield (1786-1857), Bishop of London
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 December 1825 Born (Bishopsgate, London, England)
4 June 1900 Died (London)
25 June 1847Lieutenant
26 January 1855Commander
28 August 1861Captain
1 April 1870Retired Captain
27 September 1877Retired Rear-Admiral
17 February 1884Retired Vice-Admiral
18 October 1887Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
27 December 1845 Mate in Excellent, commanded by Captain Henry Ducie Chads, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
16 October 18471 June 1850Lieutenant in Odin, commanded by Captain Frederick Thomas Pelham, Mediterranean
28 November 1850 To study steam at Woolwich
24 January 1851 Lieutenant in Arrogant, commanded by Robert Spencer Robinson, Portsmouth
20 December 185226 January 1855Lieutenant in Impérieuse, commanded by Rundle Burges WatsonWoolwich, then Portsmouth, then North America and West Indies
18 March 185623 March 1860Commander in Osprey (until paying off at Woolwich), Mediterranean

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