George Knyvett Wilson R.N.
George Knyvett Wilson R.N.

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George Knyvett Wilson R.N.Explanation
Son of George Wilson (1768-1837)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1798 Born (Kirby Bedon, Norfolk)
16 June 1837 Married Agnes Mary (1803-1886), daughter of Rev. William Yonge (1753-1844)
8 July 1866 Died (Windsor, Berkshire)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
1 June 1812Entered Navy
25 March 1824Lieutenant
3 June 1840Commander
15 February 1848Captain
2 April 1866Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
28 September 182520 December 1828Lieutenant in Talbot, commanded by Captain Frederick Spencer, Mediterranean
10 March 18308 March 1834Lieutenant in Scylla, commanded by Captain John Hindmarsh then Captain George Grey, Mediterranean
3 April 183418 April 1835Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Captain Thomas Hastings, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
29 April 18351 August 1836Lieutenant in Rodney, commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, Mediterranean
25 August 18382 July 1840Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Captain Thomas Hastings, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
4 September 184019 March 1841Commander (2ic) in Calcutta, commanded by Captain Samuel Roberts, Mediterranean
20 October 184123 January 1843Commander (2ic) in Cambridge, commanded by Captain Edward Barnard, Mediterranean
3 November 184523 September 1847Commander in Pilot (until paying off), East Indies
24 January 185620 August 1856Captain in Rodney (until paying off at Portsmouth), to the Black Sea to bring home troops after the Russian War

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