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Algernon McLennan Lyons R.N.Explanation
Second son of Lieutenant-General Humphrey Lyons (1802-1873)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
30 August 1833 Born (Bombay)
1879 Married Louisa Jane, daughter and heir of Thomas Penrice of Kilvrough Park, Glamorgan
1889 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
June 1897 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
8 February 1908 Died (Kilvrough, Glamorgan)
 
DateRank
1847Entered Navy
26 June 1854Lieutenant
9 August 1858Commander
1 December 1862Captain
26 September 1878Rear-Admiral
27 October 1884Vice-Admiral
15 December 1888Admiral
23 August 1897Admiral of the Fleet
30 August 1903Retired Admiral of the Fl
 
Date fromDate toService
28 June 1854 Acting Lieutenant in Firebrand, commanded by Hyde Parker [2], Black Sea during the Russian War, taking command of the ship, when Parker was killed
December 18549 August 1858Lieutenant in Agamemnon, commanded by Thomas Sabine Pasley, as flag-lieutenant to his uncle, Sir Edmund Lyons, Commander-in-chief in the Black Sea
15 May 18609 December 1862Commander in Racer (until paying off at Woolwich), North America and West Indies
8 January 186730 August 1871Captain in Charybdis (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), Australia and the Pacific (and 28 May -14 August from Esquimalt to Valparaiso with the 1969-70 Flying squadron
13 October 18721874Captain in Immortalité (from commissioning at Portsmouth), 1873 detached squadron
187520 July 1877Commodore in Aboukir (until paying off), Receiving ship, Jamaica
16 April 187826 September 1878Captain in Monarch (from commissioning at Chatham), Mediterranean
10 December 188113 September 1884Commander-in-chief, Pacific
4 September 188615 December 1888Commander-in-chief, North America
2 June 189310 June 1896Commander-in-chief, Devonport
February 1895 First and principal naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria

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