William Henry Shirreff R.N.
William Henry Shirreff R.N.


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William Henry Shirreff R.N.Explanation
Only son of General William Shirreff (d 1804)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1785 Born
29 June 1810 Married Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Hon. David Murray
1 December 1847 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
 
DateRank
1 January 1796Entered Navy
3 March 1804Lieutenant
3 March 1806Commander
15 November 1809Captain
9 November 1846Rear-Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
22 January 183026 November 1830Captain in Warspite, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas Baker, North America and West Indies
9 March 183823 August 1841Captain-superintendent at Depford
25 August 184120 September 1846Captain in Poictiers, Captain-superintendent of Chatham Dockyard
1 October 18471 December 1847Admiral-superintendent at Portsmouth (until his death)


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