William Samuel Brown R.N.
William Samuel Brown R.N.

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William Samuel Brown R.N.Explanation
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28 February 1854Lieutenant
11 September 1860Commander
11 April 1866Captain
Date fromDate toService
12 April 1854 Lieutenant in Penelope, commanded by James Crawford Caffin, the Baltic during the Russian War
2 February 1855 Lieutenant in Penelope, commanded by William Saltonstall Wiseman, Cape of Good Hope
31 October 1861 Commander (2ic) in Phaeton, commanded by Edward Tatham, North America and West Indies
26 May 187113 July 1874Captain in Danae (until paying off at Portsmouth), North America and West Indies
26 June 187626 April 1878Captain in Challenger (from commissioning until paying off at Chatham), Coast Guard, Harwich (temporarily replacing Penelope)
26 April 1878 Captain in Penelope, Coast Guard, Harwich, flagship of Agustus Phillimore, Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves
3 August 1880 Commodore in Urgent, Depôt ship, Jamaica

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