Charles Rufus Robson R.N.
Charles Rufus Robson R.N.

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Charles Rufus Robson R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 November 1861 Died (at Victoria, after falling from his horse)
In 1861 Captain George Henry Richards named Robson Bight (in British Colmbia) after him
8 April 1851Lieutenant
Date fromDate toService
9 December 1853 Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by George Henry Douglasthe Baltic during the Russian War
1856 Lieutenant and commander in Janus
13 December 1856 Lieutenant and commander in Bloodhound, west coast of Africa
29 June 1859 Lieutenant and commander in Forward, Pacific (in December 1860, he proceeded from Nootka Sound to the wreck of the American brig "Consort" in San Josef Bay, for which Robson was recommended to US President Buchanan as worthy of national recognition)

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