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Halkett, Peter

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Title Admiral (RN)
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Birth 1765 Death 00/00/1839
Place (nk) Place Pitfirrane
Area (nk) Area Fifeshire Scotland
Country (nk) Country UK
 
Titles Baronet (6th).
Honours GCH.
Awards
Qualifications
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 08/10/1789). He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 10/04/1793). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 13/08/1794). He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 12/08/1812). He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 04/06/1814). He was appointed as Commander-in-Chief North America and Newfoundland Station (Flag in H.M.S. Melville) 1836. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Red RN (With seniority dated 12/08/1819). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 19/07/1821). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 27/05/1825). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Red RN (With seniority dated 22/07/1830). He was appointed as a Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 10/01/1837). He was appointed as a Admiral RN (With seniority dated 10/01/1837).
 
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features Halkett Point (BC);
 
Anecdotes
 
 
References
Walbran, Captain John T. (1909); MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-01-31

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