Henry Samuel Hawker R.N.
Henry Samuel Hawker R.N.

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Henry Samuel Hawker R.N.Explanation
Fouth son of General Sir Samuel Hawker, Colonel of the 3rd Dragoon Guards
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
May 1889 Died (London)
6 March 1838Lieutenant
9 November 1846Commander
9 July 1861Captain
12 October 1868Retired Captain
21 September 1876Retired Rear-Admiral
3 January 1881Retired Vice-Admiral
12 April 1886Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
6 March 18382 January 1839Lieutenant in Pearl, commanded by Lord Clarence Edward Paget, Sheerness
14 August 1839 Lieutenant in Edinburgh, commanded by William Willmott Henderson, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
7 September 1841 Lieutenant in Aigle, commanded by Lord Clarence Edward Paget, Mediterranean
11 December 18451846Lieutenant in Sampson, Pacific
26 October 184829 April 1852Commander in Orestes (until paying off at Portsmouth), Cape of Good Hope
4 November 185516 May 1854Commander in Hecla (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean1)
23 November 1859 Commander (2ic) in Fisgard, commanded by James Robert Drummond, Woolwich
1)A court-martial on 30 April 1855, to investigate the grounding of Hecla off Gibraltar on 23 January 1855 severely repremanded Hawker, and dismissed the Master, E.J.H. Tucker, from the ship.

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