Commodore Sir Thomas Herbert. K.C.B.Commander in Chief of Her Majesty's Naval Forces, on the S.E. Coast of America.
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Sir Thomas Herbert (1793 - 1861), rear-admiral. As a recognition of his many years of distinguished naval service he was nominated a K.C.B. on 14 October 1841. From 1847 to 1849 he was commodore on the east coast of South America, with a broad pennant in the Raleigh of 50 guns. From February to December 1852 he was a junior lord of the admiralty under the Duke of Northumberland, and on 26 October 1852 he became a rear-admiral. From 1852 to 1857 he was M.P. for Dartmouth.
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