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George Hancock R.N.

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George Hancock R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1819 Born
20 September 1876 Died (London, after relinquishing his post as Commander-in-chief in the Pacific)
3 March 1834Entered Navy
1 July 1844Lieutenant
24 January 1850Commander
19 January 1855Captain
20 October 1872Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
5 November 1844 Lieutenant in Eagle, commanded by George Bohun Martin, flagship of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield, south-east coast of America
13 April 184824 January 1850Lieutenant in Hastings, commanded by James William Morgan, flagship of Rear-Admiral Francis Augustus Collier, East Indies
12 August 18515 December 1851Commander (2ic) in Waterloo, commanded by Montagu Stopford(fitting for the flagship of Vice-Admiral James Whitley Deans Dundas in the Mediterranean, until Britannia was selected instead)
5 December 185127 November 1852Commander (2ic) in London, commanded by George Rodney Mundy, Sheerness
28 January 185319 January 1855Commander in Espiegle, North America and West Indies
17 November 186015 July 1864Captain in Immortalité (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean and (August 1861) North America and West Indies
16 May 186515 June 1867Captain in Trafalgar, Coast Guard, Leith
15 June 186710 September 1867Captain in Duncan, Coast Guard, Leith (Queensferry) (replacing Trafalgar)
10 September 18671872Captain in Duke of Wellington, Portsmouth, training ship for seamen, then (20 December 1869) flagship of the port admiral, replacing Victory which became a tender
15 April 1876August 1876Commander-in-chief, Pacific (until he died) (flag in Repulse)

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