Henry Smith R.N.
Henry Smith R.N.

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Henry Smith R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 August 1854 Died of cholera, off Varna, on the Black Sea, while in command of Simoom
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
20 May 1810Entered Navy
9 January 1822Lieutenant
23 November 1841Commander
27 June 1846Captain
Date fromDate toService
28 October 18218 January 1822Acting lieutenant in Forte, commanded by Captain Sir Thomas John Cochrane, Halifax and in the West Indies
9 January 182211 October 1824Lieutenant in Forte, commanded by Captain Sir Thomas. John Cochrane, Halifax and in the West Indies
10 August 182627 September 1827Lieutenant in Pelican, commanded by Captain Charles Leonard Irby, Mediterranean
28 September 182716 November 1827Lieutenant in Ariadne, commanded by Captain Lewis Davies, Mediterranean
17 November 182721 January 1828Lieutenant in Genoa (1814, third rate, captured on the stocks at Genoa), commanded by Captain Charles Leonard Irby, Plymouth
15 December 182810 May 1831Lieutenant in Champion, commanded by Captain George Scott then Captain Francis Vere Cotton, African and North America & West India stations
13 September 183225 November 1833Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by Captain George Hope, South America
26 November 183314 June 1834Lieutenant in Spartiate, commanded by Captain Robert Tait, flagship of Sir Graham Eden Hamond, South American station
15 June 183510 August 1838Lieutenant in Dublin, commanded by Captain George Wickens Willes, south-east coast of America, flag-ship of Rear-Admiral Sir Graham Eden Hamond
12 December 18442 December 1846Commander in Rattler (from commissioning at Woolwich), Portsmouth (and with the 1846 Squadron of Evolution)
30 May 185319 August 1854Captain in Simoom, until he died

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