Arthur Parry Eardley-Wilmot R.N.
Arthur Parry Eardley-Wilmot R.N.

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Arthur Parry Eardley-Wilmot R.N.Explanation
Fourth son of Sir John Eardley Eardley-Willmot, Bart
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 April 1805 Born (Berkswell Hall, Warwickshire)
1845 Wrote 'The Midshipman's Friend; or, Hints for the Cockpit'.
1849 Wrote 'Manning the Navy - a statement in which the evils and losses of the present system are set forth...'.
28 July 1868 Married Louisa Charlotte McKenzie Wright, daughter of Reverend Richard Wright
2 April 1886 Died
7 August 1828Entered Royal Naval Colle
3 July 1840Lieutenant
28 February 1847Commander
28 April 1854Captain
1 April 1870Rear-Admiral
1873Retired Rear-Admiral
18 June 1876Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
9 November 1840 Lieutenant in Powerful, commanded by Charles Napier, Mediteranean
30 December 1841 Lieutenant in Wolverene, commanded by John Samuel Willes Johnson, East Indies
6 May 1843November 1844Lieutenant in Cornwallis, commanded by Peter Richards, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Parker, East Indies (flag lieutenant)
18 July 184528 February 1847Lieutenant in Hibernia, commanded by Peter Richards, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Parker, Mediterranean (as flag lieutenant)
28 February 1847 Commander (2ic) in Hibernia, commanded by Peter Richards, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Parker, Mediterranean
April 1847August 1847Acting Captain in Spartan, Mediterranean
26 September 184728 November 1848Commander (2ic) in Superb, commanded by Armar Lowry Corry, Mediterranean
6 November 185017 September 1853Commander in Harlequin (until paying off), west coast of Africa
15 September 1854 Captain in Sphinx, Mediterranean
7 December 185831 December 1859Captain in Nile, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Talbot, Queenstown (replaced by Sans Pareil)
31 December 18595 June 1862Captain in Sans Pareil, Queenstown (replacing Nile), then (July 1861) Plymouth and (November 1861) transporting troops to Mexico, toegether with Donegal and Conqueror
20 August 18626 February 1866Commodore in Rattlesnake (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), west coast of Africa
(July 1871) Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Agincourt)

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