William James Lloyd Wharton R.N.
William James Lloyd Wharton R.N.

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William James Lloyd Wharton R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
2 March 1843 Born
4 June 1886 F.R.S. (Fellow of the Royal Society)
1895 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1897 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1905 Died (Observatory, Cape Town; of enteric fever)
August 1857Entered Navy
15 March 1865Lieutenant
2 March 1872Commander
29 January 1880Captain
Date fromDate toService
7 July 1865 Lieutenant in Gannet, commanded by William Chimmo, North America and West Indies
1 March 1869 Lieutenant in Duke of Wellington, commanded by George Hancock, flagship of Admiral James Hope, Portsmouth, as flag-lieutenant
May 18724 August 1875Commander in Shearwater (until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean, then east coast of Africa (surveying)
1 June 18761 January 1880Commander in Fawn (from commissioning at Chatham), surveying on the east coast of Africa, then (1879) sea of Marmara
27 March 18828 April 1884Captain in Sylvia, surveying, Strait of Magellan
August 1884 Hydrographer of the Navy

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