Stephen Lushington R.N.
Stephen Lushington R.N.

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Stephen Lushington R.N.Explanation
Second son of Sir Henry Lushington,2nd Bart., of South Hill Park, Berkshire (and nephew of Dr Stephen Lushington, 1782-1873)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 December 1803 Born
5 July 1841 Married Henrietta (died 22 September 1875), eldest daughter of Rear-Admiral Henry Prescott
5 July 1855 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
13 March 1867 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
28 May 1877 Died (Oak Lodge, Thornton Heath, Surrey)
17 October 1816Entered Navy
13 July 1824Lieutenant
13 May 1828Commander
28 October 1829Captain
4 July 1855Rear-Admiral
17 May 1862Retired Rear-Admiral
1 October 1865Retired Vice-Admiral
2 December 1865Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
5 February 1825 Lieutenant in Zebra, commanded by Edward Richard Williams, Mediterranean
7 December 1825 Lieutenant in Cambrian, commanded by Gawen William Hamilton, Mediterranean
24 October 1827 Lieutenant in Asia, flagship of Edward Codrington, Mediterranean
13 May 1828 Commander in Aetna, Mediterranean. Lushington received the orders of St Louis of France and the Redeemer of Greece, for his service in the operations against Morea Castle in the battle of Navarino (now Pylos) in the Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire.
19 April 1839November 1840Captain in Cleopatra (from commissioning), North America and West Indies (until invalided)
14 October 184516 October 1846Captain in Retribution (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Portsmouth), Channel squadron
16 October 1846November 1848Captain in Vengeance (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Home station, then Mediterranean
November 1848March 1852Superintendent of the Indian navy
2 July 18527 July 1855Captain in Albion, Mediterranean (and Black Sea during the Russian War, when he was in command of the Naval Brigade ashore from the beginning of the siege of Sevastopol to 19 July 1854)
30 January 1858 Commander-in-chief, south-east coast of America (flag in Cumberland, then Leopard)
17 May 1862September 1865Lieutenant-Governor of Greenwich Hospital (until office abolished)

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