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Leveson Eliot Henry Somerset R.N.

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Leveson Eliot Henry Somerset R.N.Explanation
Second son of Lord Granville Somerset, M.P.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
20 August 1829 Born
18 January 1872 Married Eva (1848-1904), daughter of Hon. Richard Rowley
September 1875February 1878Superintendent of Bermuda dockyard
7 February 1900 Died (Curson street, London)
22 May 1843Entered Navy
24 October 1851Lieutenant
10 May 1856Commander
15 April 1862Captain
28 April 1878Rear-Admiral
7 July 1884Vice-Admiral
19 June 1888Admiral
Date fromDate toService
4 February 1853 Lieutenant in Duke of Wellington, commanded by George Thomas Gordon, flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Napier, the Baltic during the Russian War
17 October 1857 Commander in Devastation
20 November 1857 Commander (2ic) in Indus, commanded by John Charles Dalrymple Hay, flagship of Vice-Admiral Houston Stewart, North America and West Indies
(March 1862) Commander (2ic) in Bacchante, commanded by Donald McLeod Mackenzie, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas Maitland, Pacific
4 October 186527 January 1868Captain in Bristol (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Sheerness), flagship of Commodore Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby, west coast of Africa
(1872)9 January 1872Captain in Royal Oak (until paying off at Portsmouth)
24 September 1872 Captain in Favorite, Coast Guard, Queensferry
November 1876February 1878Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
June 1880June 1881Secon in command, Channel squadron

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