Horatio Thomas Austin R.N.
Horatio Thomas Austin R.N.

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Horatio Thomas Austin R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 March 1800 Born
March 1865 Knighted
16 November 1865 Died
8 April 1813Entered Navy
9 September 1822Lieutenant
26 May 1831Commander
28 June 1838Captain
28 November 1857Rear-Admiral
20 October 1864Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 April 1824 Lieutenant in Fury (1814, bomb vessel), British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, led by William Edward Parry
12 December 1827 Lieutenant in Chanticleer, commanded by Henry Foster, surveying vessel, West Indies
27 November 183214 February 1834Commander in Salamander, Portugal
30 January 1834 Commander in Medea, Mediterranean
19 November 1839 Captain in Cyclops (until paying off at Woolwich), Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
27 May 184329 September 1843Captain in Cyclops (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off), particular service (Ireland and the "royal squadron" accompanying "Her Majesty's Marine Excursion" in Victoria and Albert to Le Tréport, France and Ostende, Belgium)
8 November 1843 Acting Captain in Tartarus
19 September 1845 Supernumerary Captain in William and Mary, Woolwich
25 January 184813 February 1850Captain in Blenheim, guard ship, Portsmouth
28 February 18504 October 1851Captain in Resolute, in command of squadron (together with Assistance, Erasmus Ommanney, and two steam tenders) in search of Sir John Franklin
11 March 1852 Additional Captain in Victory, commanded by Henry Byam Martin, for Packet service, Southampton
1854 Captain superintendant of Deptford dockyard
18631864Admiral superintendent of Malta dockyard

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