Sidmouth Stowell Skipwich R.N.
Sidmouth Stowell Skipwich R.N.

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Sidmouth Stowell Skipwich R.N.Explanation
Tenth and youngest son of Sir Gray Skipwith, Bart (1771-1852), 8th Baronet Skipwith, MP
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
29 March 1825 Born (Alveston, Warwickshire, England)
10 September 1861 Married (at Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England) Charlotte (1827-1897), daughter of James Backwell Praed (1799-1837)
4 September 1872 Died (Bedfordshire, England)
9 November 1846Lieutenant
11 August 1856Commander
Date fromDate toService
6 January 184711 January 1848Lieutenant in Trafalgar, commanded by John Neale Nott, Channel squadron and Sir William Parker's squadron at Lisbon, then (October 1847), the Mediterranean
11 January 1848 Lieutenant in Trafalgar, commanded by Charles Hope, Mediterranean
19 June 1855 Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by William Peel, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Black Sea, during the Russian War, flag-lieutenant
19 October 185912 November 1860Commander in Prometheus (from commissioning at Woolwich), west coast of Africa (until Skipwich invalided)

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