Stephen Smith Lowther Crofton R.N.
Stephen Smith Lowther Crofton R.N.

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Stephen Smith Lowther Crofton R.N.Explanation
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6 November 1831Entered Navy
7 January 1842Lieutenant
20 July 1850Commander
26 July 1856Captain
1 April 1870Retired Captain
1 January 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
15 June 1879Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
5 July 184825 April 1850Lieutenant and commander in Rifleman, Sir Charles Napier's Western Squadron, then (May 1849) south-east coast of America
27 January 185211 May 1854Commander in Alecto (until paying off at Woolwich), west coast of Africa
20 October 1854 Commander in Rosamond, Baltic
(1855) Commander in Conflict, the Baltic during the Russian War
February 1856 Commander in Basilisk
5 May 186222 September 1865Captain in Satellite (until paying off at Plymouth), south east coast of America
21 March 1866 Additional captain in Cumberland, commanded by George Granville Randolph, for service in Sheerness Naval Barracks

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