Samuel Gurney Cresswell R.N.
Samuel Gurney Cresswell R.N.

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Samuel Gurney Cresswell R.N.Explanation
Third son of Francis Cresswell
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1827 Born
14 August 1867 Died (Kings Lynn)
10 September 1849Lieutenant
21 October 1854Commander
21 September 1858Captain
Date fromDate toService
22 February 1854 Lieutenant and commander in Talbot, storeship, together with Investigator, Edward Augustus Inglefield to to Beechey Island to re-supply Edward Belcher's expedition searching for Sir John Franklins' ill-fated 1845 North-West Passage expedition
(15 March 1854) Lieutenant in Archer, commanded by Edmund Heathcote
(5 April 1856) Commander in Sparrowhawk
11 March 1857 Commander in Surprise, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
9 September 186324 September 1863Captain in Scylla (from commissioning at Sheerness), Sheerness, until superseded because of illness

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