Edward John Sanderson

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Lieutenant Edward John Sanderson, R.N. (7 December, 1857 – 15 October, 1893) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sanderson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 17 December, 1873.

Sanderson was appointed in command of the screw sloop Wildfire from 17 April, 1888 until his time expired on 21 April, 1891.

Sanderson was superseded in a post with the Coast Guard at Montrose on 21 October, 1891 and sent to Yarmouth Hospital and placed on the Retired List as unfit for further service the same day. He was discharged to the care of his father on 26 November. His retirement date was later altered to 7 December 1891, and he was to be considered for promotion to Commander on his fortieth birthday.

Sanderson was admitted to Yarmouth Asylum on 17 December 1892 and he died the following year.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Weazel
29 May, 1885 – 9 Jun, 1885
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Medway
9 Jun, 1885 – 12 Aug, 1885
Succeeded by
John Masterman
Preceded by
William L. H. Browne
Captain of H.M.S. Mallard
3 Jul, 1886[1] – 13 Mar, 1888
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 217.