George Augustus Elliot R.N.
George Augustus Elliot R.N.

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George Augustus Elliot R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Admiral Sir George Elliot (1784-1863)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
25 September 1813 Born (Calcutta)
1 August 1842 Married Hersey Susan Sidney, only daughter of Lt-Col Wauchope
3 February 187416 February 1875M.P. (Conservative) for Chatham
2 June 1877 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1885 Published 'A Treatise on Future Naval Battles and how to Fight them'.
13 December 1901 Died (London)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
4 November 1827Entered Navy
12 November 1834Lieutenant
15 January 1838Commander
3 June 1840Captain
24 February 1858Rear-Admiral
12 September 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
26 September 1878Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
29 May 1838 Commander in Columbine, Cape of Good Hope & Coast of Africa
3 June 18401841Captain in Volage, China
27 June 1843 Captain in Eurydice, North America and West Indies
30 May 1846 Captain in Eurydice, Portsmouth
19 May 1848 Captain in Ocean, flagship, Sheerness
4 December 184925 January 1853Captain in Phaeton (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Sheerness), particular service
20 January 185423 May 1856Captain in James Watt (from commissioning at Plymouth), the Baltic during the Russian War
185828 June 1860Captain of the fleet to Sir Charles Fremantle, commanding the Channel squadron
19 February 18631865Superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard (flag in Asia)
1 March 18751 March 1878Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth

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