William Henry Pym R.N.
William Henry Pym R.N.

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William Henry Pym R.N.Explanation
Son of Richard Elsworthy Pym (1792-1876)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 March 1828 Born
1 September 1860 Married Marion Angela Gould at Boston, Massachuetts, USA
18 March 1886 Died (London)
28 May 1849Lieutenant
15 May 1861Commander
1 October 1873Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
2 May 184927 May 1849Mate in Britomart, commanded by Commander William Charles Chamberlain, west coast of Africa
28 May 18492 January 1850Lieutenant in Britomart, west coast of Africa
7 August 18514 December 1851Lieutenant in Waterloo, commanded by Montagu Stopford, Sheerness (fitting for the flagship of Vice-Admiral James Whitley Deans Dundas in the Mediterranean, until Britannia was selected instead)
5 December 185120 September 1852Lieutenant in Britannia, commanded by George Goldsmith, flagship of Rear-Admiral James Whitley Deans Dundas, Mediterranean
21 September 18524 December 1852Lieutenant in Firebrand, Mediterranean
8 December 185223 December 1852Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by George Henry Douglas, Woolwich
24 December 18526 August 1856Lieutenant in Firebrand, Mediterranean (and, 1854, Black Sea during the Russian War), Captains, Hyde Parker, William Moorsom, Edward Augustus Inglefield, and John Welbore Sunderland Spencer
28 July 18573 May 1861Lieutenant and commander in Jasper, North America and West Indies
11 August 186224 August 1865Coastguard, Wadebridge, Cornwall
9 May 18662 July 1867Commander in Assurance, Mediterranean
30 May 18709 April 1871Commander in Brilliant, Royal Naval Reserve drill ship, Dundee
10 April 18718 December 1872Coastguard (suspended to avoid a Court Martial for false entries in Journal)

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