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Charles Gilbert John Brydone Elliot R.N.Explanation
Third son of Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Earl of Minto (1782-1859; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1835-1841)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 December 1818 Born (Minto-house, Roxburghshire)
12 September 1857 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
8 December 1863 Married, firstly, Louisa (died 1870), daughter of Edward Blackett, 6th Bt.
4 February 1874 Married, secondly, Lady Harriette Emily (died 1895), daughter of Henry Thomas Liddell, first earl of Ravensworth
24 May 1881 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
21 May 1895 Died (Southampton)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
6 May 1832Entered Navy
27 June 1838Lieutenant
16 July 1840Commander
16 August 1841Captain
5 August 1861Rear-Admiral
6 April 1866Vice-Admiral
8 February 1873Admiral
1 December 1881Admiral of the Fleet
12 December 1888Retired Admiral of the Fleet
 
Date fromDate toService
28 August 1838 Lieutenant in Rodney, commanded by Hyde Parker, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
25 October 1838 Lieutenant in Talbot, commanded by Henry John Codrington, Mediterranean
16 July 184025 September 1841Commander in Hazard (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
21 August 18411845Captain in Spartan, North America and West Indies
23 May 1853 Captain in Sybille, East Indies
26 January 1855 Commodore in Sybille, East Indies (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
May 185926 September 1860Captain in Cressy (from commissioning), Channel squadron, then (July 1859) Mediterranean
26 September 186013 September 1861Captain in St Jean d'Acre (until paying off at Plymouth), Mediterranean
9 April 186410 December 1864Commander-in-chief, south east coast of America (until Bombay was accidentally burnt) (flag in Bombay)
3 April 1865 Commander-in-chief, south east coast of America (flag in Narcissus)
1 July 187011 February 1873Commander-in-chief, the Nore
9 January 18801 December 1881Commander-in-chief, Devonport
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