Francis Alexander Hume R.N.
Francis Alexander Hume R.N.

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Francis Alexander Hume R.N.Explanation
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8 March 1854Lieutenant
20 February 1862Commander
3 August 1865Captain
Date fromDate toService
(April 1856) Lieutenant and commander in Skylark
1 March 1860 Lieutenant in Iris, commanded by William Loring, Australia
(June 1861)2 April 1862Commander in Cordelia (until paying off at Plymouth), Australia
2 July 1862 Commander (2ic) in Resistance
6 January 1864 Commander (2ic) in Duncan, commanded by Robert Gibson, flagship of Vice-Admiral James Hope, North America and West Indes
16 November 186923 January 1870Captain in Revenge (from commissioning at Plymouth), to take Rear-Admiral Arthur Farquhar, Commander-in-chief, Pacific, and a replacement crew for his flagship, Zealous, to Panama, for transfer overland to his station
19 January 1870 Captain in Zealous, flagship of Rear-Admiral Arthur Farquhar, Pacific
187421 May 1877Captain in Immortalité (until paying off at Portsmouth), 1873 detached squadron

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