Henry Broadhead R.N.
Henry Broadhead R.N.

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Henry Broadhead R.N.Explanation
Sixth son of Thomas Henry Broadhead, MP for Wareham and later Yarmouth
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
25 April 1806 Born
20 March 1878 Died (at Walton-on-Thames)
6 April 1820Entered Navy
30 April 1827Lieutenant
22 February 1841Commander
27 June 1846Captain
9 February 1864Retired Rear-Admiral
14 July 1871Retired Vice-Admiral
1 August 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
30 April 1827 Lieutenant in Rainbow, commanded by Henry John Rous, East Indies
9 May 1833 Lieutenant in Forte, commanded by Watkin Owen Pell, North America and West Indies
15 July 1836 Lieutenant in Pique, commanded by Henry John Rous, Lisbon
24 November 1837 Lieutenant and commander in Lynx, West Coast of Africa
24 June 1842October 1843Commander (2ic) in Rodney, commanded by Robert Maunsel, Mediterranean
7 May 1844 Commander (2ic) in Collingwood, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Francis Seymour, Pacific
8 May 184413 August 1844Commander in Collingwood (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Portsmouth
31 December 1853 Additional Captain in Fisgard, commanded by John Shepherd, Woolwich, for the Royal Naval Coast Volunteers
12 July 185622 October 1857Captain in Brunswick, Mediterranean
3 November 185918 May 1861Captain in Donegal, Channel squadron
18 May 1861 Captain in Asia, guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth (replacing Hannibal)

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