Thomas Brandreth R.N.
Thomas Brandreth R.N.

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Thomas Brandreth R.N.Explanation
Son of Thomas Shaw Brandreth (1788-1873)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
6 August 1825 Born (Liverpool, Lancashire)
28 June 1866 Married Madeline (1843-1916), daughter of Alexander Colvin (1788-1864)
187513 December 1878Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
21 June 1887 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath) in Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee honours list
10 December 1894 Died (Farnham, Surrey)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
23 December 1845Lieutenant
5 February 1858Commander
9 May 1863Captain
31 December 1878Rear-Admiral
30 October 1884Vice-Admiral
14 July 1889Admiral
1890Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
23 April 18462 August 1847Lieutenant in Constance, commanded by Captain Baldwin Wake Walker, Pacific
3 August 18478 December 1849Lieutenant in Constance, commanded by Captain George William Conway Courtenay, Pacific
1 March 185119 May 1852Lieutenant in Prince Regent, commanded by William Fanshawe Martin, Channel squadron
20 May 18526 March 1854Lieutenant in Prince Regent, commanded by Captain Frederick Hutton, Channel squadron
7 March 185413 February 1855Lieutenant in Neptune, commanded by Captain Frederick Hutton, Portsmouth, then the Baltic during the Russian War
14 February 185524 February 1858Lieutenant in St Vincent, commanded by Captain Harry Eyres, depot ship of the ordinary, Portsmouth.
5 June 185829 October 1859Commander (2ic) in Orion, commanded by Edwin Claton Tennyson D'Eyncourt, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Channel squadron
30 October 18593 May 1860Commander (2ic) in Marlborough, commanded by Captain Lord Frederick Herbert Kerr, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, Mediterranean
4 May 18604 June 1863Commander (2ic) in Marlborough, commanded by Captain William Houston Stewart, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, Mediterranean
6 September 186514 December 1865Captain in Edgar (until paying off at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Sidney Colpoys Dacres, Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron
March 1867December 1868Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty (Henry Thomas Lowry Corry)
1 May 18692 March 1874Captain in Lord Warden, flagship of Vice-Admiral Alexander Milne and then (25 October 1870) Vice-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, Mediterranean
18 May 187431 December 1876Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
1 January 18773 January 1879Additional captain in Duncan, commanded by Captain Thomas Bridgeman Lethbridge, Captain Superintendant of Sheerness dockyard
3 February 187930 November 1881Superintendent of Chatham dockyard, flag in Pembroke
1 December 188111 April 1882Controller of the Navy
12 April 188227 November 1885Commissioner of the Admiralty (Third Naval Lord and Controller of the Navy)
28 November 188528 November 1888President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich

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