D'Arcy Spence Preston R.N.
D'Arcy Spence Preston R.N.

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D'Arcy Spence Preston R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. John D'Arcy Jervis Preston, M.A. (1794-1867) of Askam Bryan, Yorkshire
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 June 1827 Born
11 December 1890 Died (Eastbourne)
27 May 1841Entered Navy
19 June 1848Lieutenant
11 June 1860Commander
11 April 1866Captain
8 June 1871Retired Captain
8 January 1883Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
10 June 184710 March 1848Mate in Eagle, commanded by Captain George Bohun Martin, south-east coast of America
5 August 184826 January 1852Lieutenant in Southampton, commanded by Captain Nicholas Cory, Cape of Good Hope
21 February 185324 October 1856Lieutenant in Espiegle, commanded by George Hancock, North America and West Indies
4 May 185712 June 1860Lieutenant in Impregnable, commanded by Captain William Houston Stewart, Plymouth
18 September 186122 June 1865Commander in Medea (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), North America and West Indies

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