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Hon. Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley R.N.Explanation
Youngest son of Thomas Henry Foley, 3th Baron Foley
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
5 September 1823 Born
27 August 1850 Married, firstly, Frances (d. 23 February 1867), daughter of Sir George Campbell.
21 July 1878 Married, secondly, Renira Anna, daughter of Reverend Richard Fortescue Purvis, and widow of Captain Edward Henry Gage Lambert
26 July 1903 Died (Packham, Fordingbridge, Hants.)
 
DateRank
2 May 1837Entered Navy
15 January 1846Lieutenant
7 September 1855Commander
6 August 1860Captain
30 December 1876Rear-Admiral
23 November 1881Vice-Admiral
24 May 1887Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
14 February 1846 Lieutenant in Raleigh, commanded by Thomas Herbert, south-east coast of America
28 December 1853 Lieutenant in Victoria and Albert, commanded by Joseph Denman, Portsmouth
10 July 1858 Commander in Coquette, Mediterranean
11 July 186214 May 1863Captain in Edgar (from commissioning at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Sidney Colpoys Dacres, second in command, Mediterranean
13 June 186326 April 1865Captain in Revenge (until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, second in command, Mediterranean (until replaced by Caledonia)
27 April 1865 Captain in Caledonia (from commissioning at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Hastings Reginald Yelverton, Mediterranean (second in command)
May 1867January 1869Captain in Cambridge, gunnery ship, Devonport (replaced by Cambridge)
January 1869May 1871Captain in Cambridge, gunnery ship, Devonport
August 1871August 1874Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
January 18751877Captain-superintendent of Sheerness dockyard
30 April 18771882Admiral Superintendent of Portsmouth Dockyard (flag in Asia)
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