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Anthony Hiley Hoskins R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 September 1828 Born
17 November 1882 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1893 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
21 June 1901 Died
 
DateRank
1842Entered Navy
26 March 1849Lieutenant
26 February 1858Commander
12 December 1863Captain
15 June 1879Rear-Admiral
1 June 1885Vice-Admiral
20 June 1891Admiral
1 September 1893Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
1856 Lieutenant commander in Beaver
(20 May 1858)  in Slaney, China, during 2nd Anglo-Chinese War
15 May 1860January 1861Commander in Hecate, Pacific (to replace Plumper)
January 18612 July 1861Commander in Plumper (until paying off at Portsmouth), returning from the Pacific (after being relieved by Hecate)
7 April 1862February 1864Commander in Zebra (from commissioning at Sheerness), west coast of Africa
10 August 186923 November 1872Captain in Eclipse (until paying off at Sheerness), North America and West Indies
30 July 1873 Captain in Sultan, Channel squadron
26 April 18757 September 1875Captain in Hector, Ship of First Reserve, Coast Guard, Southampton Water
(7 September 1875)January 1877Commodore in Pearl, Australia
January 1877September 1878Commodore in Wolverene, Australia
12 May 188022 July 1882Commissioner of the Admiralty (Junior Naval Lord)
23 November 1882 Admiral Superintendant of Naval Reserves
1 July 188522 December 1888Commissioner of the Admiralty (Second Naval Lord)
11 March 188920 August 1891Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Camperdown)
28 September 18911 November 1893Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Naval Lord)

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