Hon. Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.
Hon. Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.

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Hon. Edmund Robert Fremantle R.N.Explanation
Fourth son of Thomas Francis Fremantle, first Baron Cottesloe (1798-1890)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
16 June 1836 Born (London)
1866 Married Barberina Rogers (died 1923), eldest daughter of the Hon. Robert McIntosh Isaacs, of Sydney
1874 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1874 C.M.G. (Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George)
1889 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
1899 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
10 February 1929 Died (London)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
14 January 1857Lieutenant
9 July 1861Commander
15 April 1867Captain
7 April 1885Rear-Admiral
30 August 1890Vice-Admiral
10 October 1896Admiral
15 June 1901Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
July 1858October 1858Lieutenant in Renown, Channel squadron (als flag-lieutenant to his uncle, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Fremantle)
October 1858October 1860Lieutenant in Royal Albert, Channel squadron (als flag-lieutenant to his uncle, Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Fremantle)
25 October 186012 August 1861Lieutenant in Neptune, commanded by Captain Frederick Archibald Campbell, Mediterranean
26 February 18649 February 1867Commander in Eclipse, Australia
10 March 187329 June 1874Captain in Barracouta, west coast of Africa (in command of a squadron of seven small vessels at Cape Coast Castle)
23 September 18744 September 1876Captain in Doris (until paying off at Plymouth), 1873 Flying Squadron
15 May 187727 November 1879Captain in Lord Warden, Channel squadron, then (1878) Reserve squadron
28 November 18799 January 1881Captain in Invincible, Mediterranean
10 January 18819 November 1881Captain in Express, senior naval officer at Gibraltar
10 November 18817 February 1884Captain in Grappler, senior naval officer at Gibraltar
23 August 188413 October 1884Additional captain in Duke of Wellington, commanded by Captain Charles John Rowley, flagship of the port admiral, Portsmouth, for service in Dreadnought
14 October 188428 April 1885Captain in Dreadnought, Mediterranean
9 August 188617 August 1887Second in command, Channel squadron, flag in Agincourt
25 February 188821 May 1891Commander-in-chief, East Indies (flag in Bacchante, then Boadicea)
16 February 189228 May 1895Commander-in-chief, China (flag in ImperieuseExternal link)
10 June 189610 June 1899Commander-in-chief, Devonport (flag in shore establishment HMS VividExternal link)

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