Richard Aldworth Oliver R.N.
Richard Aldworth Oliver R.N.

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Richard Aldworth Oliver R.N.Explanation
Son of Admiral Robert Dudley Oliver (1766-1850)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1811 Born
1852 Married Flora Bellasis
1852 Published 'A Series of Lithographic Drawings, from Sketches in New Zealand'.
1889 Died
Olivier was an amateur artist whose work has recently received some attentionExternal link in New Zealand
26 April 1825Entered Navy
28 June 1838Lieutenant
22 September 1844Commander
11 December 1854Captain
20 October 1872Retired Rear-Admiral
9 March 1879Retired Vice-Admiral
27 October 1884Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
25 July 18381841Lieutenant in Asia, commanded by William Fisher, Mediterranean
2 September 1841 Lieutenant in Thalia, commanded by Charles Hope, Chatham
30 October 1841 Lieutenant in Queen, commanded by Charles Sullivan, flagship of Vice-Admiral Edward William Campbell Rich Owen, Mediterranean
14 October 1847 Commander in Fly, East Indies (surveying in New Zealand and the Pacific)
6 February 1854 Commander (2ic) in Monarch, commanded by James Elphinstone Erskine, the Baltic during the Russian War

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