William Wiseman, Ninth Baronet
Life & Career
Wiseman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 7 March, 1867.
Wiseman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 8 July, 1871. Wiseman became the Ninth Baronet upon the death of his father on 14 July, 1874.
Severely reprimanded by Court Martial on 3 April, 1877 for allowing ship to be stranded, but greatly praised for his efforts to save the ship.
Wiseman was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1882.
On 31 October 1889, Wiseman was thanked for his report on the warships of Chile.
Wiseman died of pneumonia at 4 Elliot Terrace, The Hoe.
|Captain of H.M.S. Caroline
27 Jan, 1886 – 17 Feb, 1890
William R. Clutterbuck
Richard H. Hamond
|Captain of H.M.S. Immortalité
1 Jul, 1890 – 23 Aug, 1892
Alexander G. McKechnie
Arthur D. Fanshawe
|Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
22 Jul, 1890 – c. 20 Aug, 1890[Inference]
George W. Hand
Robert H. Harris
|Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Impregnable
22 Sep, 1892 – 11 Jan, 1893
Day H. Bosanquet
- The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 227.
- The Navy List. (February, 1888). pp. 200-1.
- The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 227.