Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne R.N.
Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne R.N.

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Edmund Gardiner Fishbourne R.N.Explanation
son of William Fishbourne, J.P. (last Sovereign of Carlow)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1811 Born (Carlow, Ireland)
1846 Wrote 'Lectures on naval architecture; being the substance of those delivered at the United service institution'External link
April 1846 Married Ellen Mary Ann (1820-1906), daughter of William Bate (1785-18368)
1855 Wrote 'Impressions of China, and the present revolution: its progress and prospects'External link
1870 Wrote 'The loss of H.M.S. 'Captain'. Illustrating a new principle of naval architecture for the first time enunciated'External link
1874 Wrote 'Our Ironclads and Merchant Ships'External link
1878 Wrote 'Stability, the seaman's safeguard'
12 May 1887 Died (Kensington)
1 February 1824Entered Navy
11 April 1835Lieutenant
1 November 1841Commander
25 February 1853Captain
17 March 1869Retired Rear-Admiral
30 July 1875Retired Vice-Admiral
2 August 1879Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 November 1835 Lieutenant in Thalia, commanded by Robert Wauchope, west coast of Africa
12 July 1836 Lieutenant in Pylades, commanded by William Langford Castle, west coast of Africa
20 January 1838 Lieutenant in Scout, commanded by Robert Craigie, west coast of Africa
15 September 1840 Lieutenant in Albert, commanded by Henry Dundas Trotter, 1841 Niger expedition
19 September 1841 Act. Lieutenant commander in Soudan, 1841 Niger expedition
1 November 1841 Commander in Soudan, west coast of Africa
7 January 1850 Commander in Hermes, Cape of Good Hope, then East Indies

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