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Charles Howe Fremantle R.N.Explanation
Son of Vice-Admiral Thomas Francis Fremantle (died 19 December 1819)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 June 1800 Born
8 October 1836 Married Isabella (died 26 December 1876), daughter of David Lyon of Portland Place, London, and widow of James Wedderburn (2 June 1788 - 23 April 1831)
2 January 1857 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
13 May 1867 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
25 May 1869 Died
The City of Fremantle in Western Australia is named after him
 
DateRank
12 December 1812Entered Navy
11 November 1819Lieutenant
23 April 1822Commander
4 August 1826Captain
15 April 1854Rear-Admiral
9 September 1860Vice-Admiral
9 February 1864Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
5 November 182812 June 1833Captain in Challenger, Cape of Good Hope and East Indies ( on May 2, 1829 he took formal possession of the whole of the western coast of Australia in the name of King George IV)
20 May 18431 April 1847Captain in Inconstant, Mediterranean
1 April 18472 April 1848Captain in Albion (until paying off at Plymouth), Mediterranean
19 October 1853 Captain in Juno, Australia
18 June 1855 Superintendent of Balaclava port during the Russian War (flag in Leander)
13 July 185810 October 1860Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron (flag in Renown, then (10 August 1858) in Orion, then (1 November 1858) in Royal Albert)
27 October 186326 October 1866Commander-in-chief, Devonport
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