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Ralph Peter Cator R.N.

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Ralph Peter Cator R.N.Explanation
Son of Peter Cator, of Beckenham
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
30 September 1903 Died (London)
Inventor of an "fog alarm buoy" (described in Scientific American, volume 49, July-December 1883)
1843Entered Navy
19 August 1850Lieutenant
17 September 1858Commander
11 April 1866Captain
30 December 1882Rear-Admiral
27 December 1886Retired Rear-Admiral
18 November 1888Retired Vice-Admiral
28 May 1894Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
30 October 185911 April 1863Commander in Fawn (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), Australia
7 June 18657 May 1866Commander in Pelican (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
2 March 18712 June 1875Captain in Scout (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), Pacific
18791882Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria

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