Rochfort Maguire R.N.
Rochfort Maguire R.N.

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Rochfort Maguire R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
29 June 1867 Died (at Haslar Hospital)
12 November 1830Entered Navy
28 September 1840Lieutenant
11 July 1851Commander
25 April 1855Captain
Date fromDate toService
23 January 18411844Lieutenant in Vernon, commanded by William Walpole, Mediterranean
30 November 1844 Additional Lieutenant in Agincourt, commanded by Henry William Bruce, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas John Cochrane, East Indies
10 February 1845 Lieutenant in Herald, commanded by Henry Kellett, Pacific, conducting (together with Pandora, James Wood) a preliminary survey of the British Columbia coast following the Oregon boundary dispute with the United States
16 January 1852 Commander in Plover, particular service, in the Bearing Strait in search of Sir John Franklin's expedition
30 June 185815 February 1859Captain in Sans Pareil (until paying off at Plymouth), East Indies and China
23 June 185916 April 1861Captain in Impérieuse, flagship of Rear-Admiral Lewis Tobias Jones, East Indies and China
16 April 186117 October 1861Captain in Chesapeake (until paying off at Sheerness), flagship of Rear-Admiral Lewis Tobias Jones, returning from East Indies
19 May 186223 January 1866Captain in Galatea (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), Channel sqadron, then West Indies
12 April 186623 May 1866Captain in Challenger (from commissioning at Sheerness), outbound to Australia
23 May 186613 April 1867Commodore in Challenger, Australian squadron (until Maguire invalided)
19 June 1867 Arrived at Southampton in very poor health

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