George Grey R.N.
George Grey R.N.

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George Grey R.N.Explanation
Forth son of Charles GreyExternal link, 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845; Prime Minister November 1830 - July 1834), and brother of Frederick William Grey R.N.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
16 May 1809 Born (Howick, Northumberland, England)
20 January 1845 Married Jane Frances (1822-1892), daughter of Lieutenant-General Sir Patrick Stuart (1777-1855), Governor of Malta (1843-1847)
3 October 1891 Died (Eaglescarnie, Bolton, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
17 February 1829Lieutenant
3 September 1831Commander
14 June 1834Captain
12 November 1856Rear-Admiral
26 June 1863Vice-Admiral
6 April 1866Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 February 182928 February 1831Lieutenant in Windsor CastleExternal link, commanded by Captain Duncombe Pleydell Bouverie, Mediterranean
1 March 18312 September 1831Lieutenant in Alfred, commanded by Captain Robert Maunsell, Mediterranean
3 September 183131 December 1833Commander in Scylla. Mediterranean
1 January 183413 September 1834Commander in Scout, Mediterranean
12 August 183520 November 1838Captain in Cleopatra (from commissioning until paying off), transporting Earl of Durham (Ambassador) to St Petersburg, then (December 1835) south-east coast of America, then (October 1838) transporting the Marquis of Clanricarde (Ambassador) to St Petersburg
28 August 184122 December 1843Captain in Belvidera, Mediterranean
9 February 18445 March 1845Captain in Belvidera, Mediterranean
29 September 184615 October 1846Captain of the port of Gibraltar
16 October 18467 October 1856Captain of the port of Gibraltar and in charge of naval stores at Gibraltar
21 February 185824 February 1863Admiral superintendent of Portsmouth dockyard (flag in St Vincent, then Illustrious, then Asia)

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