John Ommanney Hopkins R.N.
John Ommanney Hopkins R.N.

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John Ommanney Hopkins R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. W.T. Hopkins, rector of Nuffield, Oxfordshire
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
13 July 1834 Born
25 May 1892 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
29 September 1916 Died (Highcliffe, Dorset)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
January 1848Entered Navy
23 October 1854Lieutenant
24 November 1862Commander
14 September 1867Captain
29 April 1888Rear-Admiral
4 January 1891Vice-Admiral
8 November 1896Admiral
13 July 1899Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
25 October 1854 Acting Lieutenant in Sans Pareil, commanded by Leopold George Heath, Mediterranean
185? Lieutenant in Britannia, Mediterranean
185? Lieutenant in London, Mediterranean
185? Lieutenant in Nile, commanded by George Rodney Mundy
24 November 1857 Lieutenant in Racoon, commanded by James Aylmer Dorset Paynter, Channel squadron
23 November 1859 Lieutenant and commander in Boxer, Mediterranean, tender to Marlborough
25 December 1863 Commander (2ic) in Royal Oak, commanded by Frederick Archibald Campbell, Channel squadron
8 May 18692 December 1870Captain in Liverpool (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby, 1869 Flying squadron
9 October 18724 July 1874Captain in Narcissus, 1873 Flying squadron, flagship of Frederick Archibald Campbell; then Sir George Granville Randolph
2 November 18751 November 1878Captain in Royal Adelaide, flagship of Admiral Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds on the Devonport station
27 January 1880 Captain in Temeraire, Mediterranean
4 March 188021 June 1881Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
1881 Private secretary to First Lord of the Admiralty (Lord Northbrook)
January 1883 Captain-superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard
1883October 1886Director of Heavy Ordnance
October 1886 Admiral-superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard
July 1888February 1892Commissioner of the Admiralty (Junior Naval Lord)
30 July 188828 September 1891Commissioner of the Admiralty (Third Lord)
15 December 189117 April 1895Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies
18961899Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean

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