William Ramsay R.N.
William Ramsay R.N.

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William Ramsay R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
July 1796 Born
2 June 1869 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1871 Died
17 August 1809Entered Navy
8 September 1821Lieutenant
15 August 1831Commander
28 June 1838Captain
8 December 1857Rear-Admiral
12 November 1864Vice-Admiral
July 1866Retired Vice-Admiral
27 February 1870Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
5 December 1845 Captain in Terrible (from commissioning at Woolwich) Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
January 1847April 1847Captain in Dragon, conveying food to Ireland
3 May 184727 September 1849Captain in Terrible (until paying off), Mediterranean
5 December 184925 January 1854Lieutenant in Phaeton, commanded by Captain George Augustus Elliot, particular service
1 September 185224 May 1856Captain in Hogue (until paying off at Plymouth), guard ship, Devonport, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
6 August 18538 November 1854Commander (2ic) in President, commanded by Captain Richard Burridge, flagship of David Price on the Pacific station

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