Hon Augustus Charles Hobart R.N.
Hon Augustus Charles Hobart R.N.

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Hon Augustus Charles Hobart R.N.Explanation
Third son of Augustus Edward Hobart (from August 1878 Hobart-Hampden, sixth earl of Buckinghamshire, 1793- 1885)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 April 1822 Born (Walton-on-the-Wolds, Leicestershire)
Married, firstly, Mary Anne (d. 13 Apr 1877), second daughter of Dr Colquhoun Grant
5 May 1879 Married, secondly, Edith Katherine (d. 1923), daughter of Herbert Francis Hore of Pole Hore, Co. Wexford
18 June 1886 Died (Milan, where he had gone to recover his health)
1887 'Sketches from my life' (containing many proved inaccuracies) published posthumously
1835Entered Navy
25 September 1845Lieutenant
29 September 1855Commander
25 March 1863Captain
Date fromDate toService
11 November 1845 Lieutenant in Rattler, commanded by Henry Smith [b]. Mediterranean
11 March 1847 Additopnal Lieutenant in Hibernia, commanded by Charles Wise, flagship of Vice-Admiral William Parker, Mediterranean
1847 Lieutenant in Bulldog, commanded by Astley Cooper Key, Mediterranean
30 January 1854 Lieutenant in Bulldog, commanded by William King Hall, the Baltic during the Russian War
1855 Lieutenant in Duke of Wellington, commanded by Henry Caldwell, flagship of Rear-Admiral Richard Saunders Dundas, the Baltic during the Russian War
18551858, Coast Guard, Dingle, Co. Kerry
29 November 18585 August 1861Commander in Hibernia, flagship of Admiral Superintendent Malta, Rear-Admiral Henry John Codrington
15 August 1861 Commander in Foxhound, Mediterranean
1863 Retired from the navy and took command of a Confederate blockade-runner during the American Civil War
1867 Entered the Ottoman service as naval adviser to the sultan (in succession to Admiral Sir Adolphus Slade) with the rank of rear-Admiral, suppressing the Cretan rebellion by intercepting supplies from Greece, and later dominating the Black Sea during the Russo-Tuekish war of 1877-1878
1869 Raised to the rank of Admiral in the Ottoman navy, with the title of pasha
1881 Appointed mushir or marshal of the Ottoman empire

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