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Surname: Thompson, First Names : William Hornsby
Awarded Medal (m) or Foreign Order (FO):
Date or Year promoted to :
Master (year) ‡ : 22/05/1829
Retired Commander : 22/02/1860
16 Dec 1825 apptd Camelion, for service in the Mediterranean.
1826 Master of the Carnation at the capture of twelve piratical misticoes in the Grecian Archipelago.
Master of the Zebra at the destruction of a piratical flotilla and the batteries at Carabusa..
17 Nov 1834 apptd to the Actaeon, for service on the South America station.
3 Jul 1841 apptd to the Impregnable, for service in the Mediterranean (NNL 2/1842).
1 Dec 1847 apptd to the Victory addl.
11 Jan 1848 apptd to the Victory, flag ship at Portsmouth.
1 Jul 1850 apptd as Queen's Harbour Master at Devonport Yard.