William Wiseman R.N.
William Wiseman R.N.


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William Wiseman R.N.Explanation
Son of Sir William Saltonstall Wiseman, R.N.
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 August 1845 Born (Wymering, Hampshire, England)
14 July 1874 Succeeded as 9th Baronet Wiseman of Canfield Hall, Essex
20 September 1878 Married Sarah Elizabeth (1852-1925), daughter of Lewis Langworthy (1808-1886)
11 January 1893 Died (Plymouth, Devon, England)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
7 June 1859Entered Navy
7 March 1867Lieutenant
8 July 1871Commander
30 June 1882Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
7 June 185915 June 1860Naval cadet in Britannia, commanded by Captain Robert Harris, cadet training ship, Portsmouth
16 June 186025 June 1860Naval cadet in Victory, commanded by Captain Robert Coote, flag-ship, Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth
26 June 186022 September 1861Naval cadet in Bacchante, commanded by Captain Donald McLeod Mackenzie, Pacific
23 September 186127 July 1864Midshipman in Bacchante, commanded by Captain Donald McLeod Mackenzie, Pacific
24 March 18656 August 1865Acting Sub-Lieutenant in Curacoa, commanded by William Saltonstall Wiseman, Australian squadron
7 August 18652 January 1866Acting Lieutenant in Curacoa, commanded by William Saltonstall Wiseman, Australian squadron
3 January 186616 June 1866Acting Sub-Lieutenant in Esk, commanded by Captain John Proctor Luce, Australia
17 June 186612 August 1866Acting Lieutenant in Esk, commanded by Captain John Proctor Luce, Australia
13 August 186620 February 1867Acting Sub-Lieutenant in Curacoa, commanded by William Saltonstall Wiseman, Australian squadron
21 February 18673 April 1867Acting Sub-Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Captain Arthur William Acland Hood, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
21 November 186716 March 1869Lieutenant in Danae, commanded by Captain Malcolm Macgregor then Captain William Graham, west coast of Africa, then North America and West Indies
17 March 186919 March 1870Lieutenant commander in Pioneer, Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa, tender to Rattlesnake.
20 March 187015 June 1870Lieutenant in Rattlesnake, commanded by Commodore William Montagu Dowell, Commander-in-chief, Cape of Good Hope and west coast of Africa
23 September 187026 July 1871Lieutenant in Lord Warden, commanded by Captain Thomas Brandreth, flagship of Vice-Admiral Alexander Milne, Mediterranean
11 October 187314 September 1874Coast Guard, Inspector of Hastings division
15 September 187431 December 1877Commander in Lapwing, China
1 January 187819 April 1878Additional commander in Victor Emmanuel, commanded by Commander George Willes Watson, receiving ship, Hong Kong, awaiting passage
5 August 18783 August 1881Commander in Clyde, Drill ship for the Royal Naval Reserve, Aberdeen
8 October 188115 September 1882Commander in Dwarf, south-east coast of America
27 January 18866 December 1889Captain in CarolineExternal link (until paying off at Hong Kong), China
January 1887 Naval Advisor to Japanese Government
1 July 189022 August 1892Captain in ImmortalitéExternal link
22 September 189211 January 1893Captain in Impregnable, training ship, Plymouth (until he died)


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