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Surname: Sprent, First Names : James
Awarded Medal (m) or Foreign Order (FO):
Date or Year promoted to :
Master (year) ‡ : 03/12/1827
Master of the Wellesley in the operations on the coast of China and capture of Canton ; and commanded the troop-ship Rattlesnake at the taking of Amoy and Chinhae in 1841, and in the operations in the Yang-tse-Kiang in 1842.
3 Dec 1827 apptd Mersey, based at Portsmouth.
2 Aug 1833 apptd to the Forte, for service on the North America and West Indies station.
18 Jun 1841 apptd Master Commanding the troop ship Rattlesnake, on the East Indies station.