Robert Hall R.N.
Robert Hall R.N.

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Robert Hall R.N.Explanation
Son of Captain Sir Robert Hall RN, commander of the naval squadron on the Great Lakes
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1817 Born (Kingston, Upper Canada)
June 1869 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
11 June 1882 Died (London)
27 May 1833Entered Navy
28 November 1843Lieutenant
6 September 1852Commander
24 June 1855Captain
30 April 1873Retired Rear-Admiral
21 March 1878Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 November 18451848Lieutenant in Grampus, commanded by Henry Byam Martin, Pacific
27 September 1852 Commander (2ic) in Agamemnon, commanded by Thomas Maitland, Sheerness
23 August 1853 Commander in Stromboli, Baltic, then Mediterranean and Black Sea during the Russian War
May 1855June 1855Acting Captain in Gladiator, Sea of Azov during Russian War
24 June 185521 April 1857Captain in Miranda (until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean (and Black Sea during the Russian War, senior officer in the Strait of Kertch)
27 January 18599 January 1863Captain in Termagant (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Channel squadron, then (August 1859) Pacific
27 April 186320 March 1866Private secretary to Duke of Somerset, First Lord of the Admiralty
21 March 186622 March 1871Superintendent of Pembroke dockyard
9 February 18714 May 1872Commissioner of the Admiralty (Third Lord)
8 May 18728 May 1882Naval Secretary of the Admiralty (until office was abolished)
15 May 188211 June 1882Permanent Secretary of the Admiralty (died in office)

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