Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.
Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.

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Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.Explanation
Second son of Charles Tennyson D'Eyncourt, MP for Lambeth (and uncle of Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
4 July 1813 Born (Caenby, Lincolnshire)
1 March 1859 Married Henrietta (1819-1890), youngest daughter of Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle (1785-1851)
24 May 1873 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
14 January 1903 Died (London)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
3 August 1826Entered Royal Naval College
22 October 1832Mate
21 February 1837Lieutenant
8 June 1841Commander
1 November 1849Captain
2 April 1866Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
30 April 1873Retired Vice-Admiral
21 March 1878Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
22 October 183213 July 1833Mate in Rapid (1829, brig-sloop)
16 November 183319 January 1835Mate in Excellent, commanded by Captain Thomas Hastings, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
25 August 183527 September 1836Mate in Jupiter, commanded by Captain Frederick William Grey, East Indies
28 February 183712 May 1837Flag Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Captain Charles Henry Paget, flagship of Vice-Admiral Robert Waller Otway, the Nore
13 November 183727 September 1841Lieutenant in Calliope, commanded by Thomas Herbert, South America, and East Indies
23 November 184618 October 1848Commander in Comus, south-east coast of America
10 April 18548 January 1855Captain in Desperate, the Baltic during the Russian War
9 January 185518 November 1856Captain in Pylades (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), the Baltic during the Russian War
3 June 18582 February 1859Captain in Orion (from commissioning at Plymouth), Channel squadron (from 10 August to 1 November 1858 flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles HoweFremantle)
3 February 185927 February 1862Captain in Edinburgh, Coast Guard, Leith

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