James Aylmer Dorset Paynter R.N.
James Aylmer Dorset Paynter R.N.

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James Aylmer Dorset Paynter R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
17 December 1876 Died
1 January 1826Entered Navy
23 November 1841Lieutenant
8 July 1846Commander
17 April 1854Captain
21 January 1870Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
5 February 1842 Lieutenant in Agincourt, commanded by Henry William Bruce, flagship of Thomas John Cochrane, East Indies
6 July 1846 Lieutenant and commander in Royalist, East Indies
29 March 18484 February 1852Commander in Gorgon (until paying off at Portsmouth), Pacific
30 May 185621 November 1857Captain in Brilliant (until paying off at Chatham), North America and West Indies
22 November 18571 May 1860Captain in Racoon (from commissioning at Chatham), Channel squadron
1 May 186014 October 1862Captain in Exmouth (until paying off), Mediterranean
14 April 18645 September 1864Captain in Majestic, Coast Guard, Liverpool (replaced by Donegal)
1 September 18641 May 1867Captain in Donegal (from commissioning at Plymouth), Coast Guard, Liverpool (replacing Majestic). On 6 November 1865 Paynter received the surrender of CSS Shenandoah, the last vessel to fly the Confederate flag in the American civil war, which had completed an epic voyage from the Pacific Ocean.

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