John Henn Gennys R.N.
John Henn Gennys R.N.

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John Henn Gennys R.N.Explanation
Second son of Edmund Henny Gennys, of Whiteleigh House, Devonshire
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
7 May 1850 Married Catherine Elizabeth Caroline (died 30 April 1851), only daughter of Rear-Admiral Richard Arthur
23 August 1855 Married Suzanna Emily, eldest daughter of Thomas Icely of Coombing, Bathurst, New South Wales, at Sydney
1824Entered Navy
19 February 1838Lieutenant
17 April 1845Commander
1 July 1864Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
28 February 1838 Lieutenant in Rodney, commanded by Hyde Parker, Mediterranean
1838 Lieutenant and commander in Confiance, Mediterranean
18401841Lieutenant in Belleisle, commanded by John Toup Nicolas, Plymouth
10 January 1844 Lieutenant in Camperdown, commanded by Francis Brace, flagship of Vice-Admiral Edward Brace, the Nore (as flag-lieutenant)
January 1849 Studying steam at Woowich factory, and attending the trails of Niger and Basilisk
10 December 1850 Commander in Fantome (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Australia

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