William Charles Chamberlain R.N.
William Charles Chamberlain R.N.

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William Charles Chamberlain R.N.Explanation
Son of Sir Henry Chamberlain (Consul-General and charge d'affaires in Brazil, died 31 July 1829)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
21 April 1818 Born
19 June 1845 Married Eliza jane, eldest daughter of Captain Basil Hall, RN.
27 February 1878 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
4 November 1840Lieutenant
22 October 1844Commander
21 February 1856Captain
19 January 1874Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
15 December 1840 Lieutenant in Stromboli, commanded by Woodford John Williams, Mediterranean
18 January 1842 Lieutenant in Impregnable, commanded by Thomas Forrest, Mediterranean
16 March 1843 Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Thomas Forrest, Mediterranean
22 September 1843 Lieutenant in Hyacinth, commanded by Francis Scott, particular service
30 January 1844 Lieutenant in Albion, commanded by Nicholas Lockyer, particular service
12 July 18472 January 1850Commander in Britomart, west coast of Africa
22 January 185127 February 1852Commander in Cormorant (until paying off at Woolwich), south-east coast of America
12 July 185525 February 1856Commander in Conflict, Baltic
3 May 186021 January 1862Captain in Racoon (until paying off at Chatham), Mediterranean
17 May 186210 June 1866Captain in Resistance (from commissioning at Chatham), Channel squadron then (December 1863), Mediterranean
11 June 18662 December 1868Captain in Asia, Portsmouth (flag-ship of Admiral Superintendent) and captain of the Steam Reserve
3 December 186818 January 1874Captain in Cumberland, Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard
12 August 187530 April 1876Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard, flag in Indus

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