Sidney Grenfell R.N.
Sidney Grenfell R.N.

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Sidney Grenfell R.N.Explanation
Son of John Grenfell, of Chelsea
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1806 Born
1848 Married Matilda, only daughter of John Sweetland, of Teignmouth, Devon
1867 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
5 March 1884 Died (at Exmouth)
25 June 1822Entered Navy
20 May 1833Lieutenant
5 November 1840Commander
15 January 1850Captain
6 April 1866Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
30 April 1873Retired Vice-Admiral
21 March 1878Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 December 1833 Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Hastings, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
27 February 1835 Additional Lieutenant in Winchester, commanded by Edward Sparshott, flagship of Thomas Bladen Capel, East Indies
19 August 18351837Lieutenant in Thalia, commanded by Robert Wauchope, flagship of Patrick Campbell, west coast of Africa
20 April 1839 Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Thomas Hastings, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
26 November 1839 Lieutenant in Cyclops, commanded by Horatio Thomas Austin, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840, where on 11 September he rescued a British flag had been left behind during fighting at D'jebel)
15 July 1842 Coast Guard
25 January 1848 Commander (2ic) in Illustrious, commanded by Richard Augustus Yates, depot ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth
8 July 185622 December 1860Captain in Amethyst (until paying off at Chatham), East Indies and China, then Pacific (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
30 April 186114 April 1863Captain in Cornwallis, Coast Guard, the Humber
14 April 18634 February 1864Captain in Russell (until paying off at Plymouth), Coast Guard, Falmouth (replaced by St George)
10 February 18644 May 1864Captain in St George, Coast Guard, Falmouth (replacing Russell)

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