Hon. Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley R.N.
Hon. Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley R.N.

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Hon. Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of Thomas Henry Foley, 3th Baron Foley
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 September 1823 Born
27 August 1850 Married, firstly, Frances (d. 23 February 1867), daughter of Sir George Campbell.
21 July 1878 Married, secondly, Renira Anna, daughter of Reverend Richard Fortescue Purvis, and widow of Captain Edward Henry Gage Lambert
26 July 1903 Died (Packham, Fordingbridge, Hants.)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
2 May 1837Entered Navy
29 April 1843Mate
15 January 1846Lieutenant
7 September 1855Commander
6 August 1860Captain
30 December 1876Rear-Admiral
23 November 1881Vice-Admiral
24 May 1887Admiral
7 July 1887Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
29 April 18439 August 1845Mate in Cambrian, commanded by Captain Henry Ducie Chads, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
14 February 18466 February 1850Lieutenant in Raleigh, commanded by Captain Thomas Herbert, south-east coast of America
16 August 185325 October 1853Lieutenant in President, commanded by Captain Richard Burridge
26 December 185310 September 1855Lieutenant in Victoria and Albert, commanded by Captain Joseph Denman, Portsmouth
29 December 185529 May 1856Commander (2ic) in Brunswick, commanded by Captain Hastings Reginald Henry
12 August 185817 February 1860Commander in Coquette, Mediterranean
11 July 186214 May 1863Captain in Edgar (from commissioning at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Sidney Colpoys Dacres, second in command, Mediterranean
13 June 186326 April 1865Captain in Revenge (until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, second in command, Mediterranean (until replaced by Caledonia)
27 April 18656 May 1867Captain in Caledonia (from commissioning at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, Mediterranean (second in command)
7 May 186711 August 1871Captain in Cambridge, gunnery ship, Devonport (replaced by Cambridge)
5 September 187130 August 1874Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval Cadets, Dartmouth
9 January 18758 January 1877Captain in Duncan, Captain-superintendent of Sheerness dockyard
30 April 18771 May 1882Admiral Superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard, flag in Asia

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