James Hunt R.N.
James Hunt R.N.

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James Hunt R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 October 1817 Born (Oxford)
29 March 1860 Died (in Halsar Hospital, while in command of Megaera)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
23 July 1833Entered Navy
12 August 1841Lieutenant
13 December 1854Commander
Date fromDate toService
2 September 18415 June 1844Lieutenant in Dido, commanded by Henry Keppel, East Indies
1 August 18431 October 1843Lieutenant and commander in Starling, East Indies
6 June 184415 October 1844Lieutenant in Driver, commanded by Commander Courtenay Osburn Hayes, East Indies
12 November 18456 July 1847Lieutenant in Alecto, commanded by Commander Francis William Austen, south-east coast of America (until invalided)
11 December 18471 August 1848Lieutenant in Inconstant, commanded by Captain John Shepherd, south-east coast of America
8 February 185127 April 1854Lieutenant in Coast Guard, Misner Haven, Southwold, Suffolk
28 April 18541 December 1854Lieutenant in Pigmy (from commissioning at Portsmouth), the Baltic during the Russian War
7 May 185619 January 1859Commander in Alecto (until paying off at Woolwich), west coast of Africa
10 March 186029 March 1860Commander in Megaera (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Portsmouth

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