John Francis Ross R.N.
John Francis Ross R.N.

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John Francis Ross R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
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19 February 1846Lieutenant
10 May 1856Commander
24 November 1862Captain
1 October 1873Retired Captain
21 March 1878Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
27 September 1848 Lieutenant in Hibernia, commanded by Charles Wise, flagship of William Parker, Mediterranean
(3 November 1855) Lieutenant in Weser, commanded by John Edmund Commerell, Black Sea during the Russian War
30 July 1857 Commander (2ic) in Brunswick, commanded by Erasmus Ommanney, West Indies, the Channel squadron, and then the Mediterranean
19 October 186024 November 1862Commander in Desperate (from commissioning at Plymouth), Devonport, then off Mexico, occupying Vera Cruz, the Mexicans having postponed the payment of indemnities to persons who had suffered in recent revolutions.
24 November 18626 May 1863Captain in Cadmus (until paying off at Chatham), North America and West Indies
4 May 18661 December 1870Captain in Pearl (from commissioning at Portsmouth), China (and joining the 1869 Flying squadron at Yokohama on 17 April 1870)
(11 April 1872) Captain in Favorite, first Reserve (Coastguard), Queensferry

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