Frederick William Erskine Nicolson R.N.
Frederick William Erskine Nicolson R.N.

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Frederick William Erskine Nicolson R.N.Explanation
Son of Major-General Sir William Nicolson, Bart.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
22 April 1815 Born
5 August 1820 Succeeded as 10th Baronet Nicolson of Carnock, Stirling
29 January 1899 Died
24 November 1829Entered Navy
2 January 1837Lieutenant
26 August 1841Commander
12 May 1846Captain
15 December 1863Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Vice-Admiral
1 January 1874Retired Vice-Admiral
22 January 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
2 January 1837 Lieutenant in Trinculo, commanded by Henry Edward Coffin, Lisbon
7 November 1839 Lieutenant in Blonde, commanded by Thomas Bourchier, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war).
14 December 18444 June 1846Commander in Fantome, Mediterranean
26 December 1853 Captain in Pique, Pacific (including 1854 Anglo-French squadron during the Russian War and 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
29 June 1861 Commodore in Fisgard, Woolwich
29 July 186131 December 1863Commodore-superintendent of Woolwich dockyard (flag in Fisgard)

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