It is possible we have a different man's service record.
Life & Career
Mitchell was promoted to the rank of Boatswain third class on 15 May, 1858. He would make first class on 15 September, 1870, though a Court Martial on 17 July 1874 for drunkenness would push this to 1871.
Pensioned on 27 November, 1878.
Hugh W. Innes-Lillingston
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 82
13 Jan, 1905 – 1906[Fact Check]
Robert P. Kingscote
- The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 400.