Hon. John Welbore Sunderland Spencer R.N.
Hon. John Welbore Sunderland Spencer R.N.

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Hon. John Welbore Sunderland Spencer R.N.Explanation
Sixth son of Francis Almeric Spencer (1st Baron Churchil, 1779-1845) and grandson of George, 3rd Duke of Marlborough
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 March 1816 Born
17 October 1888 Died
24 December 1830Entered Navy
23 November 1841Lieutenant
12 October 1847Commander
19 October 1854Captain
1 April 1870Rear-Admiral
20 December 1871Retired Rear-Admiral
22 January 1877Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 December 18411845Lieutenant in Isis, commanded by John Marshall, Cape of Good Hope
7 November 1845 Lieutenant in St Vincent, commanded by Richard Grant, flagship of Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
9 May 1846December 1846Lieutenant in Terrible, commanded by William Ramsay, Channel squadron
24 November 1846 Lieutenant in Victory, flag-lieutenant to Hype Parker, Admiral-superintendent of Portsmouth dockyard
4 December 1849 Commander in Contest, East Indies
7 March 1856 Captain in Firebrand, Black Sea
11 June 185931 December 1863Captain in Topaze (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), Channel squadron, then (October 1859) Pacific (Commodore, senior officer on the southern division of the Pacific station)
27 April 186611 June 1869Captain in Pembroke, Coast Guard, Harwich (replaced by Penelope)

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