William King Hall R.N.
William King Hall R.N.

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William King Hall R.N.Explanation
Son of James Hall (died 1869), Surgeon R.N.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1816 Born (London)
20 June 1848 Married, firstly, Louisa, daughter of James Forman, of Coldstream
3 July 1855 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
20 May 1871 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1880 Married, secondly, Charlotte, daughter of Campbell Simpson, and widow of Thomas Knowles Tillotson
29 July 1886 Died (London)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1829Entered Navy
28 July 1841Lieutenant
21 March 1848Commander
6 June 1853Captain
17 March 1869Rear-Admiral
30 July 1875Vice-Admiral
2 August 1879Admiral
1881Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
17 September 18411844Lieutenant in Indus, commanded by James Stirling, Mediterranean
7 January 18451848Lieutenant in Vindictive, commanded by Michael Seymour, flagship of Vice-Admiral Francis William Austen, North America and West Indies
18491851Coast guard, Isles of Scilly
15 July 1851 Commander in Styx, Cape of Good Hope
23 January 1854 Captain in Bulldog, the Baltic during the Russian War
19 February 185520 March 1856Captain in Exmouth, flagship of Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour, Mediterranean and the Baltic during the Russian War
3 March 1856August 1859Captain in Calcutta, flagship of Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
August 185919 April 1860Captain in Indus (until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Vice-Admiral Houston Stewart, North America and West Indies
July 186031 December 1861Captain in Royal Adelaide, steam reserve depot ship, Plymouth
4 January 186214 April 1863Captain in Russell, Coast Guard, Falmouth
26 April 186326 April 1865Captain in Cumberland, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
27 April 186517 March 1869Superintendent of Sheerness dockyard
22 November 187112 August 1875Superintendent of Devonport dockyard
17 September 18774 August 1879Commander-in-chief, the Nore

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