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Sir Peter Richards


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1787W025
First Known Service1798W025
Last Known Service6.6.1855W025
Date of Death3.1869W025

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1798 Entered the NavyW025
12.12.1807 LieutenantCSORN
16.9.1816 CommanderW025
20.10.182617.9.1828
Pelorus (18) 1808-1841
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
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17.9.1828 CaptainW025
19.12.18311834
Asia (84) 1824-1908
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
W025
1.11.18351837
Volage (28) 1825-1874
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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5.4.18411844
Wildfire (74) 1813-1957
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1816 Renamed "Wildfire"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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14.6.184216.6.1842Capture of Woosung 
24.12.1842 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathW025
27.2.18451846
Hibernia (110) 1804-1902
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
W025
3.8.1846 
Royal Sovereign 1804-1849
British Unrated Yacht
, Captain and Commanding Officer
W025
31.8.18501.1851
Cumberland (70) 1842-1889
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
W025
7.1.1851 
Boscawen (70) 1844-1914
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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3.6.18542.5.1857Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyW025
6.6.1855 Rear-AdmiralW025
7.6.1865 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathW025


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