William Broughton R.N.
William Broughton R.N.

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William Broughton R.N.Explanation
The eldest son of Captain William Robert Broughton C.B. (who circumnavigated the world with Vancouver)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 October 1804 Born (Doddington Hall, Cheshire)
3 January 1833 Married Elizabeth, eldest daughter of John Perfect, of Pontefract
17 August 1849 Died (Tenby)
November 1817Entered Navy
8 April 1825Lieutenant
20 February 1830Commander
22 November 1831Captain
Date fromDate toService
8 March 18271830Lieutenant in Briton, commanded by Hon William Gordon, particular service on North Sea, Lisbon, and North America and West Indies stations
20 February 1830 Commander in Primrose (1810, brig-sloop), coast of Africa
1831 Commander in Pearl, coast of Portugal
25 October 1836 Captain in Samarang, coast of Spain, then South America
31 October 1839May 1842Captain in President, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Bayne Hodgson Ross, South America
12 January 18464 September 1847Captain in Curacoa (until paying off at Sheerness), south east coast of America

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