William Charles Chamberlain R.N.
William Charles Chamberlain R.N.

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William Charles Chamberlain R.N.Explanation
Son of Sir Henry Chamberlain (Consul-General and charge d'affaires in Brazil, died 31 July 1829)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
21 April 1818 Born
19 June 1845 Married Eliza jane, eldest daughter of Captain Basil Hall, RN.
27 February 1878 Died
4 November 1840Lieutenant
22 October 1844Commander
21 February 1856Captain
19 January 1874Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
15 December 1840 Lieutenant in Stromboli, commanded by Woodford John Williams, Mediterranean
18 January 1842 Lieutenant in Impregnable, commanded by Thomas Forrest, Mediterranean
16 March 1843 Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Thomas Forrest, Mediterranean
22 September 1843 Lieutenant in Hyacinth, commanded by Francis Scott, particular service
30 January 1844 Lieutenant in Albion, commanded by Nicholas Lockyer, particular service
12 July 1847 Commander in Britomart, west coast of Africa
13 January 185128 February 1852Commander in Cormorant (until paying off at Woolwich), south-east coast of America
9 July 1855 Commander in Conflict, Devonport
1 May 186021 January 1862Captain in Racoon (until paying off at Chatham), Mediterranean
6 July 1862April 1866Captain in Resistance (from commissioning at Chatham), Channel squadron then (December 1863), Mediterranean
24 April 1866 Captain in Asia, Portsmouth (flag-ship of Admiral Superintendent) and captain of the Steam Reserve
1 December 186818 January 1874Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard

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