George Charles Stovin R.N.
George Charles Stovin R.N.


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George Charles Stovin R.N.Explanation
 
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DateRank
30 July 1810Lieutenant
 
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6 June 1834August 1835Lieutenant commander in Algerine, East Indies. Upon returning to England, Stovin was court martialed for allowing the mate, Charles Cardew, to place him under arrest on 4 November 1834 on the charge of being repeatedly drunk; he was placed on the bottom of the Navy List and the Court decided that he would never again be employed. Cardew, and Michael Heath, the Master, were then court-martialed for mutinous conduct and sentenced to be dismissed the service and imprisoned in the Marshalsea for three months.


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