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Richard Hoskyn


Naval officer and surveyor. Master in Royal Navy, 1840. Carried out deep sea soundings to the west of Ireland in H.M.S. Porcupine, 1862.


BMD (Death index)

Dawson 1885 2: 118–19

R. Hoskyn 1862

Navy list 1862


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Dawson, Llewellyn Styles. 1885. Memoirs of hydrography including brief biographies of the principal officers who have served in HM naval surveying service between the years 1750 and 1885. 2 pts. Eastbourne: Henry W. Keay. [Facsimile reprint, London: Cornmarket Press, 1969.]

Hoskyn, Richard. 1862. Report on the deep sea soundings to the westward of Ireland,– made in HMS “Porcupine,” in June, July, and August, 1862. Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle 31: 561–9.

Navy list: The navy list. London: John Murray; Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. 1815–1900.