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Algernon Frederick Rous De Horsey R.N.Explanation
Son of Spencer de Horsey, of Great Glenham, Suffolk
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
27 July 1827 Born
1861 Married Caroline, daughter of Admiral Andrew Drew
1871 Naval Aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
20 September 187621 July 1879Commander-in-chief, Pacific
9 November 1903 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
22 October 1922 Died (at Cowes)
 
DateRank
1840Entered Navy
26 July 1846Lieutenant
10 June 1853Commander
7 September 1857Captain
7 May 1875Rear-Admiral
27 November 1879Vice-Admiral
29 April 1885Admiral
25 July 1892Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
10 June 1853 Commander in Devastation, North America and West Indies
30 November 1855 Commander in Victor, North America and West Indies
4 May 185924 February 1862Captain in Brisk (from commissioning at Plymouth), Cape of Good Hope (until invalided)
7 May 18641 November 1865Captain in Wolverene (from commissioning at Woolwich), North America and West Indies
1 November 186520 December 1867Captain in Aurora (until paying off at Plymouth), North America and West Indies, senior officer on the Canadian lakes (during the Fenian disturbances)
25 May 186811 May 1871Captain in Hector, Ship of First Reserve, Coast Guard, Southampton Wate
1872 Commodore in Aboukir, Receiving ship, Jamaica
20 September 187621 July 1879Commander-in-chief, Pacific (engaged the Peruvian rebel turret-ship Huascar on 29 May 1877) (flag in Shah)
December 1884May 1885Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron

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