Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.
Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.

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Edwin Clayton Tennyson D'Eyncourt R.N.Explanation
Second son of Charles Tennyson D'Eyncourt, MP for Lambeth (and uncle of Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1813 Born
1 March 1859 Married Henrietta, youngest daughter of Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle (1785-1851)
1873 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
14 January 1903 Died
3 August 1826Entered Royal Naval Colle
21 February 1837Lieutenant
8 June 1841Commander
1 November 1849Captain
2 April 1866Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
30 April 1873Retired Vice-Admiral
21 March 1878Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
21 February 1837 Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Charles Henry Paget, flagship of Robert Waller Otway, the Nore
11 November 18371841Lieutenant in Calliope, commanded by Thomas Herbert, South America, and East Indies
June 1841 Lieutenant in Blenheim, commanded by Thomas Herbert, China
17 November 1846 Commander in Comus, south-east coast of America
29 March 18545 January 1855Captain in Desperate, the Baltic during the Russian War
5 January 185518 November 1856Captain in Pylades (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), the Baltic during the Russian War
3 June 185827 January 1859Captain in Orion (from commissioning at Plymouth), Channel squadron (from 10 August to 1 November 1858 flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles HoweFremantle)
24 January 185913 February 1862Captain in Edinburgh, Coast Guard, Leith

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