William Robert Hobson R.N.
William Robert Hobson R.N.

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William Robert Hobson R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1831 Born
6 January 1863 Married Constance Louisa Elliott
1880 Died
20 April 1855Lieutenant
13 October 1859Commander
11 April 1866Captain
Date fromDate toService
1 July 1857September 1859Second in command to Francis Leopold McClintock, who set sail from Aberdeen in the steam yacht Fox in Lady Franklin's privately sponsored expedition in search of (and finding traces of) Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 North-West Passage expedition
24 August 1861 Commander in Pantaloon (from commissioning at Plymouth), East Indies
3 January 186312 January 1863Commander in Osprey, Woolwich (without actually commissioning the vessel)
9 February 186321 August 1865Commander in Vigilant (from commissioning at Chatham), East Indies

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