Arthur Farquhar R.N.
Arthur Farquhar R.N.

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Arthur Farquhar R.N.Explanation
Son of rear-Admiral Sir Arthur Farquhar
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1815 Born
29 May 1886 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
29 January 1908 Died (Aboyne, Aberdeenshire)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
13 March 1829Entered Navy
4 November 1840Lieutenant
2 December 1844Commander
27 October 1849Captain
2 April 1866Rear-Admiral
6 April 1873Vice-Admiral
9 March 1878Admiral
9 January 1880Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
26 August 1841 Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Hastings, gunnery-ship at Portsmouth
1843 Lieutenant in Tyne
1843 Lieutenant in Caledonia
1843 Lieutenant in Volage
12 November 1846 Commander in Albatross (from commissioning at Chatham), west coast of Africa, then East Indies
19 June 185416 June 1857Captain in Malacca (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean then (November 1855) North America and West indies
20 March 185919 March 1860Captain in Victory, flag-ship, Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth
30 March 186024 December 1861Captain in Hannibal (until paying off at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
1 August 1862 Captain in Hogue, Coast Guard, Greenock
7 September 186428 August 1865Captain in Lion (from commissioning), Coast Guard, Greenock
1 November 18699 July 1872Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Zealous)
1 November 18789 January 1880Commander-in-chief, Devonport (flag in Royal Adelaide)

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