Captain george edwin Patey

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Captain george edwin Patey

A naval officer during the early victorian period who was active in the anti-slavery patrols on the west coast of Africa




Patey joins HMS Carysfort

Dec 15, 1840

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Carysfort in the Mediterranean

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Location: Mediterranean



Patey joins HMS Caledonia

Dec 09, 1841

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Caledonia the flagship of Admiral Graham Moore based at Plymouth

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Location: Plymouth



Patey joins HMS Wolf

Jun 14, 1842

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Wolf in Plymouth while she is fitted out for service in the East Indies

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Location: Pacific ocean



Patey joins HMS Wolverene

Mar 18, 1843

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Wolverene in the East Indies

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Location: China



Patey joins HMS Agincourt

Apr 01, 1845

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Agincourt under the command of Henry Bruce. HMS Agincourt was at that time the the flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas John Cochrane on the East Indies station

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Location: China



Patey is Promoted

Jul 08, 1846

Lieutenant Patey is promoted to Commander

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Location: Britain



Patey 2 in C of HMS Rodney

Jan 26, 1848

Commander Patey is made the second in command of HMS Rodney under the command of Edward Collier in the Mediterranean

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Location: Mediterranean



Patey is Given HMS Flying Fish

Aug 11, 1849

Commander Patey is given command of HMS Flying Fish and sent to the west coast of Africa as part of the anti-slavery patrols

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Location: West Africa



HMS Flying Fish Captures a Prize

Nov 02, 1850

HMS Flying Fish captures her seventh prize of that commission

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Location: West Africa



HMS Flying Fish Returns to Britain

Dec 06, 1851

HMS Flying Fish arrives at Plymouth on her return to Britain for paying off

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Location: Plymouth



Patey Becomes Captain

Dec 15, 1851

Commander Patey is promoted to Captain

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Location: Britain



Prize Money Distributed

Aug 03, 1853

The Prize money for the capture of the Pepita is distributed to the crew of HMS Flying Fish

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Location: Britain



More Prize Money Distributed

Aug 29, 1853

The prize money was awarded to the crew of HMS Flying Fish for the capture of a brig. This was a slaver that had been captured on the 14th of July 1851. This is now lodged with the court of the admiralty and ready for the crew to collect.

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Location: Britain



Patey is Given HMS Monarch

Dec 28, 1854

Captain Patey is given command of HMS Monarch in the Pacific, then the flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry William Bruce

Patey is given HMS Monarch

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Location: Pacific ocean



HMS Monarch is Paid Off

May 12, 1858

HMS Monarch is paid off at Sheerness

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Location: Sheerness



Patey is Given HMS Centurion

Mar 10, 1859

HMS Centurion is recommissioned under Captain Patey at Plymouth and then sent to the Mediterranean

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Location: Plymouth



HMS Centurion is Paid Off

Jan 28, 1860

HMS Centurion is paid off at Plymouth

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Location: Plymouth



Patey is Given HMS Pembroke

Apr 02, 1861

Captain Patey is given command of HMS Pembroke as part of the Coast Guard based at Harwich

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Location: Britain



Patey is Given HMS Colossus

Apr 02, 1861

Captain Patey is given command of HMS Colossus as part of the Coast Guard based at Portland

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Location: Weymouth



Captain Patey Dies

May 1862

Captain Patey dies while in command of HMS Colossus at Portland

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Location: Weymouth