Hastings Reginald Yelverton (Hastings Reginald Henry) R.N.
Hastings Reginald Yelverton (Hastings Reginald Henry) R.N.

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Hastings Reginald Yelverton (Hastings Reginald Henry) R.N.Explanation
Son of John Joseph Henry, of Straffan, Co. Kildare
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
March 1808 Born
9 April 1845 Married Barbara, in her own right Baroness Grey de Ruthyn, widow of George Augustus Francis, second Marquis of Hastings
1849 Assumed the name of Yelverton by Royal Sign Manual
1855 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
2 June 1869 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
29 May 1875 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
24 July 1878 Died (Grand Pump Hotel, Bath)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
20 August 1823Entered Navy
18 December 1830Lieutenant
28 June 1838Commander
5 September 1843Captain
30 January 1863Rear-Admiral
29 May 1869Vice-Admiral
30 July 1875Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 September 183123 July 1834Lieutenant in Asia, commanded by Hyde Parker, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Parker, Lisbon
20 December 183417 July 1838Lieutenant in Rattlesnake, commanded by William Hobson
22 September 184030 July 1841Commander in Salamander, particular service
10 August 184120 September 1841Commander in Styx (from commissioning at Sheerness)
21 September 184111 January 1842Commander in Devastation (from commissioning at Woolwich), Mediterranean
1 March 184217 May 1842Commander in Devastation, Mediterranean
18 May 184214 February 1843Acting Captain in Queen, flagship of Vice-Admiral Edward William Campbell Rich Owen, Mediterranean
15 February 18434 April 1843Commander in Devastation, Mediterranean
5 April 184317 October 1843Acting Captain in Aigle, Mediterranean
24 October 185320 December 1855Captain in Arrogant, Portsmouth, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
20 December 185512 July 1856Captain in Brunswick, in charge of a division of gunboats
12 July 185622 July 1859Captain in Conqueror, Mediterranean
3 July 1859April 1863Comptroller-general of the coastguard
June 186312 April 1865Second in command, Mediterranean (flag in Revenge, then (May 1865) Caledonia)
June 18661 May 1867Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron
18 July 187025 October 1870Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron
25 October 187013 January 1874Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Lord Warden)
7 September 18765 November 1877Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)

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