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Edward Bridges Rice R.N.

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Edward Bridges Rice R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
30 October 1819 Born
18 February 1864 Married Cecilia Caroline, daughter of Rev. William Harcourt
30 October 1902 Died
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1832Entered Navy
5 August 1844Lieutenant
7 April 1850Commander
24 February 1855Captain
12 February 1873Rear-Admiral
9 March 1878Vice-Admiral
27 October 1884Admiral
30 October 1884Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
7 April 1850 Commander (2ic) in Hastings, commanded by Francis William Austen, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles John Austen, East Indies
12 September 1854 Commander in Driver, particular service
5 January 185623 September 1856Captain in Leander (until paying off at Chatham), flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Balaclava after the Russian War
25 August 1858October 1859Captain in Royal Albert, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Channel squadron
186112 December 1862Captain in Algiers (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
5 May 18641 May 1867Captain in St George, Coast Guard, Falmouth, then (May 1865) Portland (replacing Frederick William)
30 November 186822 December 1871Captain in Asia, Portsmouth (flag-ship of Admiral Superintendent) and captain of the Steam Reserve
1875 Second in command, Mediterranean (flag in Triumph)
21 July 188230 October 1884Commander-in-chief, the Nore

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