Francis Leopold McClintock R.N.
Francis Leopold McClintock R.N.

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Francis Leopold McClintock R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Henry McClintock, formerly of the 3rd Dragoon Guards, customs collector of Dundalk
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
8 July 1819 Born (Dundalk, Ireland)
1859 Wrote 'The Voyage of the 'Fox' in the Arctic Seas'.
30 May 1891 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
17 November 1907 Died
1831Entered Navy
29 July 1845Lieutenant
11 October 1851Commander
21 October 1854Captain
1 October 1871Rear-Admiral
5 August 1877Vice-Admiral
7 July 1884Admiral
8 July 1884Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
16 August 184512 June 1847Lieutenant in Frolic, commanded by Cospatrick Baillie Hamilton, Pacific
7 February 184826 November 1849Lieutenant in Enterprise, commanded by James Clark Ross, particular service, in search of Sir John Franklin, together with Investigator (Captain Edward Joseph Bird).
28 February 18509 October 1851Lieutenant in Assistance, commanded by Erasmus Ommanney, in Horatio Thomas Austen's squadron in search of Sir John Franklin
10 February 185215 June 1854Commander in Intrepid, tender to Resolute (Henry Kellett) searching, together with Assistance (Edward Belcher), Resolute (Henry Kellett) and Pioneer (Sherard Osborn, tender to Assistance) for Sir John Franklins' ill-fated 1845 North-West Passage expedition, until abandoned in Melville Sound
1 July 1857September 1859Set sail from Aberdeen in the steam yacht Fox in Lady Franklin's privately sponsored expedition in search of (and finding traces of) Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 North-West Passage expedition
18 February 186127 December 1862Captain in Doris (until paying off at Plymouth), Mediterranean
18 November 18637 September 1865Captain in Aurora (from commissioning at Plymouth), Channel squadron, and - September 1864 - to escort the Royal yacht Osborne, taking the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) to Copenhagen and the Baltic, then (January 1865) North America and West Indies
6 September 186521 February 1868Commodore in Aboukir, Receiving ship, Jamaica
27 November 18797 November 1882Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies

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