William Preston R.N.
William Preston R.N.

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William Preston R.N.Explanation
Second son of Admiral D'Arcy Preston (d 1847)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 October 1833 Married Hamilla Mary, youngest daughter of James Mangles, M.P. for Woodbridge
1 January 1811Entered Navy
22 March 1822Lieutenant
28 December 1833Commander
11 August 1841Captain
Date fromDate toService
22 March 1822July 1822Lieutenant in Doterel, commanded by Richard Hoare, North America
24 January 1826 Lieutenant in Success, commanded by James Stirling, East Indies
25 November 18281832Lieutenant in Sulphur, commanded by William Townsend
13 November 1837 Commander in Electra, South America
7 April 18391841Commander (2ic) in Stag, commanded by Thomas Ball Sulivan, South America

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