George Jones

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CategorySurnameChristian name
ADM RecordsJonesGeorge

RankStation/CruizerDate of SeniorityADM CatBornDied
Chief BoatmanQueenstown/Kilkeel/etcADM 175/44-54 Jun 18269/2/1881

Detail:Navy 28 mar 1846 to 16 Jun 1859. CG 1859 TO 12 Jun1880

Medals/Awards:Arctic,Crimea,Indian Mutiny, Baltic. 3 Coastguard

Additional Information:
Born Osmington, Dorset
HMS Hawke 17/6/1859-28/6/1859 Queenstown Coastguard. Discharged to Youghal Coastguard.
HMS Vanguard Roches Point, Co. Cork, Chief Boatman 1/1/1873-14/4/1874 Promoted
HMS Vanguard Leestones, Co Down, Chief Boatman-in-Charge 15/4/1874-30/9/1875 Ship Lost. HMS Iron Duke rammed and sank HMS Vanguard in fog. HMS Iron Duke took over Coastguard duties.
HMS Iron Duke Leestones, Chief Boatman-in-Charge 1/10/1875-31/3/1877 Paid off
HMS Iron Duke Leestones Chief Boatman-in-Charge 1/4/1877-16/7/1877 Transferred
HMS Topaze Leestones Chief Boatman-in-Charge 17/7/1877-1/7/1878 Transferred
HMS Belleisle Leestones Chief Boatman-in-Charge 2/7/1878-12/6/1880 Transferred Traced pension 21/5/1880.
Coastguard Records has George Jones b1827 Weymouth Dorset at Leestone in 1877-9 Service No. 77927 ADM 175/45.
On 1/6/1867, George Jones, a coastguard at Helvic (near Youghal), raised the alarm when the Fenian landing took place. The landing was thwarted and the ship 'Erins Hope' returned to America.
ADM 175/19-20 Coastguard Records: R6870 25/3/1861, Youghal, George Jones LB, Transferred.


Record ID3145 posted by Bangkok
Date of posting: 10/02/2011



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