Nathaniel Bowden-Smith R.N.
Nathaniel Bowden-Smith R.N.


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Nathaniel Bowden-Smith R.N.Explanation
Son of Nathaniel Bowden-Smith (1798-1886)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
21 January 1838 Born (Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England)
25 February 1873 Married Emily Cecilia (1844-1925), daughter of George Glas Sandeman (1793-1868), of Hayling Island, Hampshire, England
22 June 1897 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
28 April 1921 Died (Marylebone, London)
WikipediaExternal link
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
1852Entered Navy
7 May 1857Midshipman
19 May 1859Lieutenant
26 June 1866Commander
29 May 1872Captain
19 June 1888Rear-Admiral
5 November 1894Vice-Admiral
26 October 1899Admiral
21 January 1903Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
12 March 185220 October 1853Naval cadet in Winchester, commanded by Captain Granville Gower Loch, East Indies
2 November 185320 March 1854Naval cadet in Royal George, commanded by Captain Henry John Codrington, the Baltic during the Russian War
21 March 185410 March 1856Midshipman in Royal George, commanded by Captain Henry John Codrington, the Baltic during the Russian War
11 March 185613 September 1856Midshipman in Algiers, commanded by Commodore Henry John Codrington, in charge of a flotilla of gunboats
14 September 18566 May 1857Midshipman in Fury, commanded by Commander Charles Taylor Leckie, East Indies and China
7 May 185731 January 1858Mate in Fury, commanded by Commander Charles Taylor Leckie, East Indies and China
1 February 18589 November 1858Mate in Calcutta, commanded by Commander James Graham Goodenough, East Indies and China (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
10 November 185818 May 1859Acting lieutenant in Highflyer, commanded by Captain Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell, East Indies and China
19 May 18597 June 1859Lieutenant in Highflyer, commanded by Captain Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell, East Indies and China
8 June 18592 October 1859Lieutenant in Chesapeake, commanded by Captain George Ommaney Willes, East Indies and China
9 February 186018 September 1861Lieutenant in Conqueror, commanded by Captain Edward Southwell Sotheby, Channel squadron
19 September 186122 May 1865Lieutenant in Pelican, commanded by Commander Philip Brock, Mediterranean
23 May 186524 July 1865Acting commander in Pelican, Mediterranean
25 July 18657 May 1866Lieutenant in Pelican, commanded by Commander Ralph Peter Cator, Mediterranean
29 March 18676 April 1867Additional commander in Victory, commanded by Captain Hon. Francis Egerton, for service in Minotaur
7 April 18673 April 1870Commander (2ic) in Minotaur, commanded by Captain James Graham Goodenough, flagship of Vice-Admiral Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds in the Channel squadron
4 April 18702 August 1872Commander (2ic) in Britannia, commanded by Captain John Corbett, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
28 July 187422 June 1875Captain in Narcissus (until paying off at Plymouth), 1875 Flying squadron, flagship of Rowley Lambert
24 February 187630 April 1877Captain in Hercules, flagship of Vice-Admiral James Robert Drummond on the Mediterranean station
4 October 1877October 1878Captain in Undaunted, East Indies, flagship of Rear-Admiral Reginald John James George Macdonald then Rear-Admiral John Corbett (until he transferred his flag to Euryalus)
1 October 187812 September 1879Captain in Euryalus, returning Rear-Admiral John Corbett from the East Indies
21 March 188214 September 1883Captain in Amethyst, south east coast of America (senior officer)
5 July 188316 September 1886Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
1889 One of the British representatives at the International Maritime Conference in Washington
12 September 18921 November 1894Commander-in-chief, Australia station, flag in Orlando (1886, first-class cruiser)
13 July 189918 September 1900Commander-in-chief, the Nore, flag in Wildfire


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