George Granville Randolph R.N.
George Granville Randolph R.N.

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George Granville Randolph R.N.Explanation
Son of Thomas Randolph, prebendary of St Paul's Cathedral
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
26 January 1818 Born (Lodon)
1851 Married Eleanor Harriet, daughter of the Rev. Joseph Arkwright of Mark Hall, Essex
1867 Wrote 'The Rule of the Road at Sea'.
June 1869 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1879 Wrote 'Problems in Naval Tactics'.
1897 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
16 May 1907 Died (Hove, Brighton)
7 December 1830Entered Navy
27 June 1838Lieutenant
9 November 1846Commander
18 November 1854Captain
24 February 1872Rear-Admiral
16 September 1877Vice-Admiral
26 July 1881Retired Vice-Admiral
8 July 1884Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 September 1838 Lieutenant in North Star, commanded by Lord John Hay, north coast of Spain
30 October 18401844Lieutenant in Vernon, commanded by William Walpole, Mediterranean
22 October 1844 Lieutenant in Daedalus, commanded by Peter M'Quhae, East Indies
22 November 1847 Commander (2ic) in Bellerophon, commanded by Robert Lambert Baynes, Mediterranean
12 August 185118 November 1854Commander (2ic) in Rodney, commanded by Charles Graham, Mediterranean and Black Sea during the Russian War
9 December 18558 May 1856Captain in Thunder (until paying off at Sheerness)
20 April 185729 April 1861Captain in Cornwallis, Coast Guard, the Humber
28 October 18611 April 1862Captain in Diadem, North America and West Indies
1 April 186216 May 1865Captain in Orlando, North America, then (1863), Mediterranean
11 July 186525 April 1866Captain in Cumberland, guard ship of the steam reserve, Sheerness
20 April 1866 Captain in Britannia, cadet training ship, Dartmouth
September 1867March 1869Commodore, Cape of Good Hope
5 December 187331 May 1875Commander-in-chief, Detached Squadron (flag in Narcissus)

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