John Crawford Wilson R.N.
John Crawford Wilson R.N.

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John Crawford Wilson R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
4 July 1885 Died (Brighton)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
31 October 1855Lieutenant
29 January 1861Commander
17 February 1865Captain
23 November 1881Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
28 July 1857 Lieutenant in Chesapeake, commanded by Harry Edmond Edgell, East Indies and China
2 January 186025 March 1861Acting Commander in Fury, East Indies and China
(1 April 1861)11 February 1864Commander in Gorgon (until paying off at Woolwich), Cape of Good Hope
1864 Commander (2ic) in Bombay, commanded by Colin Andrew Campbell, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Gilbert John Brydone Elliot, south-east coast of America (until accidentally burnt off Montevideo, 91 died)
18 May 186617 July 1869Captain in Narcissus (until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral George Ramsay, South Ameirca
1 July 187031 December 1871Captain in Pembroke, flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Gilbert John Brydone Elliot, Sheerness
1 January 187231 December 1874Captain in Impregnable, Devonport, training ship for boys
1 May 187730 September 1878Captain in Thunderer (from commissioning at Portsmouth)
12 September 187821 January 1882Commander-in-chief, Australia
1 October 187810 March 1882Commodore in Wolverene (until paying off at Sydney), Australia
(11 May 1883)12 May 1884Second in command, Channel squadron, flag in Agincourt
23 February 18854 July 1885Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard (until he died), flag in Indus

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