Captain peché hart Dyke

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Captain peché hart Dyke

A naval officer from the early victorian period




Peché Dyke is Born

Nov 21, 1805

He is the sixth son of Sir Percival Hart Dyke of Lullingstone Castle in Kent.

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Location: Britain



Peché Dyke joins the Navy

Nov 05, 1818

Peché Dyke enters the Royal Naval College in Portsmouth as a naval cadet

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Location: Royal Naval College, Portsmouth



Dyke is Commissioned

Oct 28, 1831

Midshipman Dyke is commissioned as a Lieutenant

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Location: Britain



Dyke Transfers to HMS Wasp

Jul 24, 1833

Lieutenant Dyke transfers to HMS Wasp commanded by James Burney in the West Indies

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Location: West Indies



Dyke Transfers to HMS Scylla

Jan 24, 1838

Lieutenant Dyke transfers to HMS Scylla commanded by Joseph Denman in the West Indies

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Location: West Indies



Dyke Transfers to HMS Tribune

May 11, 1839

Lieutenant Dyke transfers to HMS Tribune a fifth rate ship of the line commanded by Charles Hamlyn Williams

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Location: Britain



HMS Tribune is Wreaked

Nov 28, 1839

HMS Tribune is wreaked off Tarragona

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Location: Spain



Dyke joins HMS Iris

Nov 02, 1840

Lieutenant Dyke joins HMS Iris commanded by Hugh Nurse

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Location: Britain



Dyke Leaves HMS Iris

Aug 1843

Lieutenant Dyke leaves HMS Iris

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Location: Britain



Dyke Made Commander

Jun 20, 1844

Lieutenant Dyke is promoted to Commander

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Location: Britain



Dyke is Given HMS Flying Fish

May 19, 1846

Commander Dyke is given command of HMS Flying Fish and sent to the west coast Africa to take part in the anti-slavery patrols as part of the West Africa Squadron

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Location: West Africa



Count Bomfim Captured

Sep 17, 1847

Count Bomfim and his sons had escaped from Angola but HMS Flying Fish had over taken their vessel and restored them to their jailers

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Location: West Africa



HMS Flying Fish Arrives in Loanda

Sep 28, 1847

HMS Flying Fish arrives in Loanda. Captain Dyke tells the British Consul there what had happened and a message is sent to the Governor-General of Angola to inform him that they had captured Count Bomfim.

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Location: West Africa



Count Bomfim Given to Portuguese

Sep 30, 1847

A message from the Governor-General of Angola reaches HMS Flying Fish informing them that he claimed Count Bomfim. The Count asked to appeal to the British consul, but before he could be rowed out to HMS Flying Fish the prisoners were transferred over to the Portuguese warships.

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Location: West Africa



Dyke is Given HMS Inflexible

Jul 12, 1850

Commander Dyke is given command of HMS Inflexible and sent to the North America and West Indies

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Location: North America



Commander Dyke Marries

Jan 13, 1853

Commander Dyke marries the youngest daughter of Frederick Richard Coore, Annette Augusta.

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Location: Britain



Captain Dyke Retires

Jul 01, 1864

Captain Dyke retires from the Royal Navy

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Location: Britain



Captain Dyke Dies

Feb 27, 1892

Captain Dyke dies

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Location: Britain