Robert Laurie Atkinson

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.1.1811 - Portsmouth DY, Portsmouth NBD1849
First Known Service4.1.1826NBD1849
BrotherHoratio Nelson AtkinsonNBD1849
Brother-in-lawThomas Carey (1797-?)NBD1849
Last Known Service7.12.1843NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.1.1826 Entered the NavyNBD1849
4.1.18269.1827Philomel (10), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
9.182711.1827Asia (84), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
20.10.1827 Battle of Navarino 
11.18271.1829Philomel (10), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
1.18291832Raleigh (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
1832 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationNBD1849
6.6.1837 LieutenantNBD1849
6.6.1837 Wildfire (74), LieutenantNBD1849
12.6.1838 Hist first wife ? diedNBD1849
9.1838 An attack of the Yellow Fever forced him to invalidNBD1849
10.4.183924.9.1840Belleisle (74), LieutenantNBD1849
24.9.18409.11.1843Calcutta (84), LieutenantNBD1849
22.4.1843 RemarriedNBD1849
9.11.18437.12.1843Volage (28), First LieutenantNBD1849
7.12.1843 Superceded at his own requestNBD1849
7.12.1843 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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Posted by Robert Nelson on Monday 16th of October 2017 13:42

Robert Laurie Atkinson died on 6 October 1860 in Penzance, Cornwall

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