William James Hope Johnstone R.N.
William James Hope Johnstone R.N.

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William James Hope Johnstone R.N.Explanation
Second son of Vice-Admiral Sir William Johnstone Hope (c1757-1831)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 July 1798 Born
1826 Married Eleanor, eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, Bart.
10 November 1862 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
11 July 1878 Died
20 June 1811Entered Navy
2 May 1818Lieutenant
9 September 1820Commander
21 October 1823Captain
22 April 1853Rear-Admiral
4 February 1858Vice-Admiral
24 September 1863Admiral
Date fromDate toService
21 October 182312 January 1825Captain in Doris, south-east coast of America
8 June 182828 April 1830Captain in Asia, flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm, Mediterranean
28 April 1830October 1831Captain in Britannia, flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm, Mediterranean
6 May 18454 September 1847Captain in Agincourt, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas John Cochrane, East Indies
24 March 1849 Captain in Agincourt, depot ship of Ordinary, Devonport
29 May 18502 July 1852Captain in Albion (from commissioning at Plymouth), Mediterranean
3 July 1852 Superintendent of Haslar Hospital and the Royal Clarence Victualling Yard
1 May 1854 Commander-in-chief, south-east coast of America (flag in Indefatigable)
28 June 186025 June 1863Commander-in-chief, the Nore (flag in Formidable)

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