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==Life & Career==
 
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Latest revision as of 09:43, 5 May 2020

Captain James Edward Bickford, (15 September, 1828 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bickford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 13 December, 1848.

Bickford was promoted to the rank of Commander on 6 August, 1860.

Bickford was promoted to the rank of Captain on 3 April, 1868.

While in command of the iron screw troopship Serapis, Bickford suffered two collisions in December 1873 as he travelled from Suez to Gibraltar and beyond. Amzingly, I see nothing in his service record about these.[1]

He retired at his own request on 16 September, 1876.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry D. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Serapis
1 Jun, 1873[2] – 31 Jul, 1874
Succeeded by
The Hon. Henry C. Glyn

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 20 Dec. 1873, p. 5.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1873). p. 191.