James Willcox R.N.
James Willcox R.N.

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James Willcox R.N.Explanation
Son of Charles Willcox
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1816 Born (Hampshire, England)
26 September 1846 Married Amelia Jane Elisabeth Andover Page (1817-1865), daughter of John Page Bailey
7 May 1877 Died (Blackheath, Kent, England)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
3 July 1826Entered Navy
12 August 1833Mate
23 November 1841Lieutenant
9 November 1846Commander
10 April 1850Captain
6 April 1866Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
30 April 1873Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
29 December 184224 September 1843Lieutenant in Spiteful, commanded by Commander William Maitland then Captain James Horsford Cockburn, East Indies
25 September 184311 July 1846Lieutenant in Vixen, commanded by Commander George Giffard, East Indies
20 July 184729 November 1850Commander in Fury, East Indies
23 January 18549 February 1855Captain in Dragon, the Baltic during the Russian War
10 February 18557 August 1856Captain in Odin, Black Sea during the Russian War
12 December 18564 August 1858Captain in Hawke (from commissioning at Sheerness), Coast Guard, Queenstown
5 August 185814 November 1859Captain in Victor Emmanuel (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Channel squadron, then (March 1959) Mediterranean
15 November 185929 December 1859Captain in Conqueror, Plymouth
8 January 186117 June 1862Captain in Dauntless, Coast Guard, Southampton water

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