Edward Gennys Fanshawe R.N.
Edward Gennys Fanshawe R.N.

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Edward Gennys Fanshawe R.N.Explanation
Son of General Edward Fanshawe, R.E.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 November 1814 Born
1843 Married Jane, sister of Edward (afterwards Viscount) Cardwell
20 May 1871 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
24 May 1881 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
21 June 1887 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
21 October 1906 Died (Cromwell Road, London)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
18 December 1828Entered Navy
15 August 1835Lieutenant
28 August 1841Commander
7 September 1845Captain
3 November 1863Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Vice-Admiral
18 June 1876Admiral
27 November 1879Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 September 1844 Commander in Cruizer, East Indies
26 October 18481852Captain in Daphne (from commissioning at Chatham), Pacific
19 August 185421 August 1855Captain in Cossack (from commissioning at Chatham), the Baltic during the Russian War
21 August 185512 May 1856Captain in Hastings (until paying off at Portsmouth), the Baltic during the Russian War, then Queenstown
May 185628 June 1858Captain in Centurion, Mediterranean (until Fanshawe was invalided)
9 June 18592 April 1861Captain in Trafalgar (from commissioning at Sheerness), Channel squadron
18 April 1861 Captain in Wellesley, Chatham, Guard Ship of Ordinary, and Training Ship (and Captain-Superintendent of Chatham dockyard)
25 March 186513 July 1866Commissioner of the Admiralty (3rd Naval Lord)
18681870Superintendent of Malta Dockyard
13 September 18709 September 1873Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies
18751 March 1878President of the (reconstituted) Royal Naval College
1 March 187827 November 1879Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth

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