James Charles Prevost R.N.
James Charles Prevost R.N.

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James Charles Prevost R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1891 Died
1829Entered Navy
10 December 1836Lieutenant
22 October 1844Commander
17 April 1854Captain
16 September 1869Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
22 March 1876Retired Vice-Admiral
9 January 1880Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
4 April 1845 Commander (2ic) in Vernon, commanded by John Coghlan Fitzgerald, flagship of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield, South-east coast of America and East India stations
26 August 18501854Commander (2ic) in Portland, commanded by Henry Chads, flagship of Rear-Admiral Fairfax Moresby, Pacific
(1854) Commander in Virago, on the west coast of Canada. Gold discoveries in the Queen Charlotte Islands led Prevost to produce surveys of harbours in the Islands, adjacent coastal channels, and the Port Simpson area
30 September 185626 January 1861Captain in Satellite (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), Pacific
8 September 1863December 1864Captain in Gibraltar (from commissioning at Plymouth), Mediterranean
December 1864 Captain Superintendent of Gibraltar Dockyard

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