George Fowler Hastings R.N.
George Fowler Hastings R.N.

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George Fowler Hastings R.N.Explanation
Second son of Hans Francis, 12th earl of Huntingdon (1779-1828)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 November 1813 Born
1 January 1857 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
14 September 1864 Married Mathilde Alice (died 1916), only daughter of W. H. Hitchcock (later Degacher)
21 March 1876 Died (South Kensington, London)
Hastings Street, Vancover, is named after him
Obituary in the Times newspaper
3 September 1824Entered Navy
7 January 1833Lieutenant
30 June 1838Commander
30 January 1845Captain
27 April 1863Rear-Admiral
10 September 1869Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
9 January 1839 Coast Guard
16 August 184131 January 1845Commander in Harlequin, East Indies
3 August 184718 January 1848Captain in Endymion, North America and West Indies
29 July 184815 August 1848Captain in Cyclops (until paying off at Portsmouth), conveying troops to Ireland
8 September 1848February 1851Captain in Cyclops, west coast of Africa
1 September 185414 May 1857Captain in Curacoa (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Mediterranean and Black Sea during the Russian War
1 February 185829 June 1858Captain in Hannibal (from commissioning at Portsmouth), guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth
5 June 185827 April 1863Superintendent of Haslar Hospital and Royal Clarence victualling yard
21 November 18661 November 1869Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Zealous)
11 February 187314 February 1876Commander-in-chief, the Nore

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