Edward Joseph Bird R.N.
Edward Joseph Bird R.N.

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Edward Joseph Bird R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Godfrey Bird, rector of Little Witham
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1798 Born
3 December 1881 Died
9 September 1812Entered Navy
7 November 1827Lieutenant
16 August 1841Commander
4 October 1843Captain
6 February 1863Retired Rear-Admiral
2 July 1869Retired Vice-Admiral
11 December 1875Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
14 May 1831 Lieutenant in Galatea, commanded by Charles Napier, Portugal
16 October 1833 Lieutenant in Thunderer, commanded by William Furlong Wise, Sheerness
13 February 18341836Lieutenant in Medea, commanded by Horatio Thomas Austin, Mediterranean
9 April 18391843Lieutenant in Erebus, particular service (Antartic expedition)
28 February 1848 Captain in Investigator, particular service, in search of Sir John Franklin, together with Enterprise (Captain James Clark Ross).

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