Arthur William Acland Hood R.N.
Arthur William Acland Hood R.N.

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Arthur William Acland Hood R.N.Explanation
Second son of Sir Alexander Hood, 2nd baronet (1793-1851)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
14 July 1824 Born
2 October 1855 Married Fanny Henrietta (died 29 Aug 1919), third daughter of Sir Charles Fitzroy Maclean, Bart.
May 1871 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
19 December 1885 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
September 1889 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
22 February 1892 Created Baron Hood of Avalon (peerage extinct onn his death)
16 November 1901 Died (Wootton House, Glastonbury)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1836Entered Navy
9 January 1846Lieutenant
27 November 1854Commander
26 February 1858Captain
22 March 1876Rear-Admiral
23 July 1880Vice-Admiral
18 January 1886Admiral
14 July 1899Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
9 January 18461849Lieutenant in President, commanded by William Pearse Stanley, Cape of Good Hope
19 January 185027 November 1854Lieutenant in Arethusa, commanded by Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds, in the Channel, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea during Russian War, and ashore in the Crimea before Sevastopol
6 May 1856 Commander in Acorn, East Indies and China during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
2 December 18623 September 1866Captain in Pylades (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Chatham), North America and West Indies
3 September 1866September 1869Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, and Director of the Royal Naval College, Portsmouth
18691874Director of naval ordnance
10 June 1874 Captain in Monarch, Channel squardon
11 January 18774 December 1879Commissioner of the Admiralty (2nd Naval Lord)
10 December 187913 April 1882Commander-in-chief, Channel fleet
1 July 188515 February 1886Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)
9 August 188611 July 1889Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)

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