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 (1785-1838)
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)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
 
DateRank
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 183512 July 1836Lieutenant in Thalia, commanded by Commander Robert Wauchope, west coast of Africa
13 July 18367 April 1838Lieutenant in Pylades, commanded by Commander William Langford Castle, west coast of Africa
8 April 183813 November 1839Lieutenant in Scout, commanded by Commander Robert Craigie, west coast of Africa
26 August 184018 September 1841Lieutenant in Albert, commanded by Henry Dundas Trotter, 1841 Niger expedition
19 September 184131 October 1841Act. Lieutenant commander in Soudan, 1841 Niger expedition
1 November 184117 November 1841Commander in Soudan, west coast of Africa
18 November 184129 November 1842Commander in Albert, west coast of Africa
7 January 185010 June 1854Commander in Hermes, Cape of Good Hope, then East Indies


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