Charles Fellowes R.N.
Charles Fellowes R.N.

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Charles Fellowes R.N.Explanation
Son of Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Fellowes (1778-1853)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
19 October 1823 Born (Potterne, Wiltshire)
29 June 1859 Married Louisa Garden (1828-1908), daughter of J. Tod, of Edinburgh
20 May 1871 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
8 March 1886 Died (on board Minotaur)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1836Entered Navy
29 June 1846Lieutenant
26 January 1855Commander
26 February 1858Captain
18 June 1876Rear-Admiral
30 December 1880Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
17 October 184626 December 1846Lieutenant in Queen, commanded by Captain Henry John Leeke, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Francis Seymour, Devonport
27 December 184628 November 1848Lieutenant in Superb, commanded by Captain Armar Lowry Corry, Mediterranean
28 September 184915 June 1852Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by Captain Sidney Colpoys Dacres, particular service (Squadron of Evolution)
16 June 185213 May 1854Lieutenant in Spartan, commanded by Captain William Legge George Hoste, East Indies
14 May 185415 July 1854Acting commander (2ic) in Winchester, commanded by Captain James Francis Ballard Wainwright, East Indies
16 July 18546 December 1855Lieutenant in Winchester, commanded by Captain Thomas Wilson, East Indies
13 December 185517 August 1856Commander (2ic) in Conqueror, commanded by Captain Thomas Matthew Charles Symonds, Devonport
18 August 185631 July 1858Commander in Cruizer (from commissioning at Portsmouth), East Indies and China, taking the gunboats Haughty, Staunch and Forester out for the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War
21 January 186130 April 1861Captain in Princess Royal (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Robert Smart, Channel squadron
1 May 186131 May 1863Captain in Revenge (from commissioning at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Robert Smart, Channel squadron
1 June 18631 December 1864Captain in Marlborough (until paying off at Portsmouth), flagship of Vice-Admiral Robert Smart, Mediterranean
27 March 186610 September 1867Captain in Duke of Wellington, training ship for seamen, Portsmouth
11 September 186715 June 1869Captain in Duncan (until paying off), commanded by James Hope, Coast Guard, Leith (and, May 1869, cruise of the Reserve Fleet, and flagship of Commodore of John Walker Tarleton's Coast Guard squadron comprising Duncan, Donegal, Revenge, Irresistible, Lion, Dauntless and Argus) (replaced by Repulse)
14 May 187023 May 1873Captain in Indus, flagship of Admiral James Robert Drummond, Devonport, and captain of the Steam Reserve
19 January 187429 January 1876Captain superintendant of Chatham Dockyard, pennant in Pembroke, Captain John Clarke Soady
30 January 18762 February 1879Rear-Admiral superintendant of Chatham Dockyard, flag in Pembroke, Captain John Clarke Soady
1 July 18858 March 1886Commander-in-Chef, Channel fleet, flag in Minotaur (until he died)

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