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George Hancock R.N.

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George Hancock R.N.Explanation
Son of rear-Admiral John Hancock (1766-1839)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1819 Born
20 September 1876 Died (London, after relinquishing his post as Commander-in-chief in the Pacific)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
3 March 1834Entered Navy
1 July 1844Lieutenant
24 January 1850Commander
19 January 1855Captain
20 October 1872Rear-Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
5 November 184410 March 1848Lieutenant in Eagle, commanded by George Bohun Martin, flagship of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield, south-east coast of America
13 April 184825 May 1850Lieutenant in Hastings, commanded by James William Morgan, flagship of Rear-Admiral Francis Augustus Collier, East Indies
12 August 185125 November 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)
4 December 18516 December 1852Commander (2ic) in London, commanded by George Rodney Mundy, Sheerness
28 January 18534 April 1855Commander in Espiegle, North America and West Indies
16 November 186015 July 1864Captain in Immortalité (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean and (August 1861) North America and West Indies
17 May 186515 June 1867Captain in Trafalgar, Coast Guard, Leith (Queensferry)
16 June 186710 September 1867Captain in Duncan, Coast Guard, Leith (Queensferry) (replacing Trafalgar)
11 September 186731 May 1868Captain in Duke of Wellington, Portsmouth, training ship for seamen
14 June 186929 February 1872Captain in Duke of Wellington, Portsmouth, training ship for seamen, then (20 December 1869) flagship of the port admiral, replacing Victory which became a tender
1 October 18735 October 1874Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Northumberland)
6 October 18742 November 1874Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Monarch)
3 November 18741 January 1875Second in command, Channel squadron (flag in Northumberland)
18 April 18765 August 1876Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Repulse) until invalided home
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