Francis Richard Blackburne R.N.
Francis Richard Blackburne R.N.

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Francis Richard Blackburne R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Thomas Blackburne (1790-1847)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1835 Born (Eccles, Lancashire, England)
5 October 1902 Died (Bampton, Oxfordshire, England)
25 May 1857Lieutenant
25 October 1867Commander
25 August 1877Captain
February 1890Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
22 August 1856 Acting Lieutenant commander in Cracker, tender to Royal Albert
22 November 1857 Lieutenant in Racoon, commanded by James Aylmer Dorset Paynter, Channel squadron
23 May 1860 Lieutenant in Topaze, commanded by Commodore Richard Ashmore Powell, Pacific
28 February 1862 Lieutenant in Styx, commanded by Hon. William John Ward, North America and West Indies
24 January 186623 May 1860Lieutenant in Topaze, commanded by William Montagu Dowell, for the Pacific
26 September 1872 Commander (2ic) in Swiftsure, commanded by Hon. William John Ward, home waters
27 June 1874 Commander (2ic) in Swiftsure, Mediterranean
2 July 1879 Senior torpedo class on Vernon
12 September 1882 Captain in HeroineExternal link, Pacific

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