Richard Collinson R.N.
Richard Collinson R.N.

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Richard Collinson R.N.Explanation
Third son of John Collinson, rector of Gateshead
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1811 Born (Gateshead)
24 December 1842 C.B. (Companion of the Bath), for service in China
29 May 1875 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
12 September 1883 Died (Ealing)
2 December 1823Entered Navy
23 March 1835Lieutenant
18 June 1841Commander
23 December 1842Captain
10 November 1862Rear-Admiral
17 March 1869Vice-Admiral
1871Retired Vice-Admiral
30 July 1875Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 February 184222 December 1842Commander in Plover, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
23 December 18421846Captain in Plover, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
14 December 184924 May 1855Captain in Enterprise (until paying off at Chatham), particular service (in search of Sir John Franklin, see Dictionary of Canadian BiographyExternal link)

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