Service documents for James Reveley, Master, RN.

Certificate of service, RN, 1857 to 1869; Greenwich Hospital pension ticket for James Revely late a quarter master in the Navy, awarded a pension of eighteen pounds five shillings a year, for one year, from 10 October 1880. Certificate of discharge as able seaman in the merchant service, 1872, on board the BOLTON ABBEY, ON: 49896.

Administrative / biographical background
James Reveley was born on 18 August 1832 at Hastings, Sussex. He joined the Navy as an able seaman on board HMS HORNET in 1857 and became a ships' master in 1867. Included amongst his other appointments were HMS ABOUKIR between 1866 and 1868; HMS CORDELIA in 1868; HMS AGINCOURT and HMS PEMBROKE in 1869. He was awarded the China Medal, Falsham Class on 8 September 1867.

Record Details

Item reference: ADL/Z/42; X1997/100
Catalogue Section: Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Level: FILE
Date made: 1857-1880; ca. 1880s
Creator: Reveley, James
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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