Baldwin Wake Walker R.N.
Baldwin Wake Walker R.N.

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Baldwin Wake Walker R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
6 January 1802 Born
9 September 1834 Married Mary Catherine Sinclair, only daughter of Commander John Worth RN, of Oakley House, Suffolk
12 January 1841 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
19 July 1856 Created 1st Baronet Walker of Oakley House, Suffolk
12 February 1876 Died
Obituary in the Times newspaper
5 July 1812Entered Navy
6 April 1820Lieutenant
15 July 1834Commander
24 November 1838Captain
5 January 1858Rear-Admiral
10 February 1865Vice-Admiral
27 February 1870Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1 September 183625 January 1837Commander (2ic) in Vanguard, commanded by Duncombe Pleydell Bouverie, Mediterranean
25 January 183724 November 1838Commander (2ic) in Vanguard, commanded by Thomas Fellowes, Mediterranean
(1840) Rear-Admiral in Turkish service, in charge of the Ottoman naval forces during the operations on the coast of Syria in 1840
16 April 1845October 1845Captain in Queen (from commissioning at Chatham), flagship of Admiral John West, Devonport (and 1845 experimental squadron)
23 April 18463 August 1847Captain in Constance (from commissioning at Plymouth), Pacific
5 February 18581860Surveyor of the Navy
18605 February 1861Controller of the Navy (title change)
6 February 186117 January 1865Commander-in-chief, Cape of Good Hope, flag in Narcissus
5 April 18665 April 1869Commander-in-chief, the Nore, flag in Formidable then (1 January 1869) Agincourt

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