William Henry Whyte R.N.
William Henry Whyte R.N.

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William Henry Whyte R.N.Explanation
Third son of Captain Edward Whyte, R.N.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 January 1829 Born
1880 Married Katherine Mary, younger daughter of Thomas Segrave, of Cabra, Co. Dublin
9 September 1912 Died
May 1841Entered Navy
11 May 1849Lieutenant
1 April 1858Commander
25 July 1864Captain
3 January 1881Rear-Admiral
18 October 1887Vice-Admiral
25 July 1892Admiral
9 August 1892Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
185? Lieutenant in Desperate, the Baltic during the Russian War
185? Lieutenant in Pylades, the Baltic during the Russian War
14 March 18579 April 1858Lieutenant and commander in Teazer, west coast of Africa
19 June 186120 August 1864Commander in Surprise, Mediterranean
1 December 187026 November 1874Captain in Cadmus (from commissioning at Plymouth), 1871 Detached Squadron then (April 1872) China
10 March 1875 Captain in Achilles, Coast Guard, Liverpool
11 June 187514 March 1878Captain in Warrior, Channel squadron, then (1876) Coast Guard, Portland
1 November 187830 October 1879Captain in Royal Adelaide, flagship of Admiral Arthur Farquhar, Devonport, flag-ship of the Port Admiral
30 October 1879 Captain in Penelope, flagship of the Duke of Edinburgh, Admiral-Superintendent of Coastguards
13 May 1884July 1885Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Agincourt)

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