William Cox Chapman R.N.
William Cox Chapman R.N.

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William Cox Chapman R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 July 1826 Born
1895 Died
2 November 1841Entered Navy
11 November 1848Lieutenant
17 June 1859Commander
11 April 1866Captain
1 January 1881Retired Captain
31 December 1882Retired Rear-Admiral
15 December 1888Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
8 April 1858 Lieutenant and commander in Spitfire, west coast of Africa
22 April 18621 December 1864Commander in Ariel (until paying off at Portsmouth), Cape of Good Hope
20 April 187117 June 1876Captain in Dido (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), west coast of Africa, then (May 1872) Australia
1 January 1876 Captain in Valiant, Coast Guard, River Shannon (1879 with the Channel squadron)

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