Charles Farrell Hillyar R.N.
Charles Farrell Hillyar R.N.

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Charles Farrell Hillyar R.N.Explanation
Son of Rear-Admiral James Hillyar (1769-1843)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1817 Born
21 June 1887 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
14 December 1888 Died (Torpoint, Cornwall)
18 March 1831Entered Navy
24 March 1842Lieutenant
15 May 1848Commander
20 February 1852Captain
24 May 1867Rear-Admiral
29 May 1873Vice-Admiral
26 September 1878Admiral
9 June 1882Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
12 May 18431847Lieutenant in Tyne, commanded by William Nugent Glascock, Mediterranean
13 May 1843 Lieutenant in Caledonia, commanded by Alexander Milne, Plymouth
4 September 18466 April 1848Lieutenant in Amazon, commanded by James John Stopford, Mediterranean
1 January 1849 Commander (2ic) in Centaur, commanded by Claude Henry Mason Buckle, flagship of Commodore Arthur Fanshawe, west coast of Africa
7 June 1855 Captain in Gladiator, Mediterranean, and the Black Sea during the Russian War
17 November 1859 Captain in Queen (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
14 June 186526 September 1865Captain in Octavia, East Indies and Cape of Good Hope
26 September 186529 July 1867Commodore in Octavia, Commander-in-chief, East Indies and Cape of Good Hope
9 July 18726 June 1873Commander-in-chief, Pacific (flag in Repulse)
31 August 187726 September 1878Commander-in-chief, China (flag in Audacious)

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