Henry Cooke Harston R.N.
Henry Cooke Harston R.N.

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Henry Cooke Harston R.N.Explanation
Son of Samuel Richard Harston (1783-1864)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 June 1813 Born (London)
15 June 1847 Married Alicia (1822-1894), daughter of Ref. John Eagles (1783-1855)
June 1897 Died
16 August 1826Entered Navy
26 October 1840Lieutenant
6 December 1845Commander
27 June 1868Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
26 October 18401841Lieutenant in Albert, commanded by Henry Dundas Trotter, west coast of Africa (1841 Niger expedition)
15 April 1842 Lieutenant in Philomel, commanded by Bartholomew James Sulivan, south-east coast of America
25 January 1845 Lieutenant in Eclair, commanded by Walter Grimston Bucknall Estcourt, west coast of Africa
16 September 184513 November 1845Acting Commander in Eclair (until paying off at Sheerness), west coast of Africa (after the ship was struck by fever, which ultimately killed 71 of the 146 men on board)
23 July 1857 Commander (2ic) in St Vincent, commanded by Alexander Milne, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
1 April 185923 May 1861Commander in Illustrious, guard ship of Sailing Ordinary, Portsmouth
1862 Admiralty agent in steamship Jeddo

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