Assheton Gore Curzon-Howe R.N.
Assheton Gore Curzon-Howe R.N.

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Assheton Gore Curzon-Howe R.N.Explanation
Son of Richard William Penn Curzon-Howe (1796-1870), 1st Earl Howe
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 August 1850 Born
25 February 1892 Married Alice Annel, daughter of General Rt. Hon. Sir John Cowell
30 June 1905 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
July 1909 G.C.V.O. (Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order)
17 March 1911 Died (Admiralty House, Portsmouth)
December 1863Entered Navy
18 September 1872Lieutenant
31 August 1882Commander
6 January 1888Captain
23 July 1901Rear-Admiral
12 September 1905Vice-Admiral
2 January 1909Admiral
Date fromDate toService
27 November 1873 Lieutenant in Eclipse, commanded by James Elphinstone Erskine, North America and West Indies
30 November 1874 Lieutenant in Bellerophon, commanded by Richard Wells, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Greville Wellesley, North America and West Indies
28 February 187627 April 1878Lieutenant in Sultan, commanded by Duke of Edinburgh, Mediterranean
27 April 1878 Lieutenant in Black Prince, commanded by Duke of Edinburgh, Mediterranean
15 July 187931 August 1882Lieutenant in Bacchante, commanded by Charles Thomas Montague Douglas Scott, Detached squadron, and bearing the royal cadets, Albert Victor, duke of Clarence and Avondale, and his younger brother George (later King George V), who made their first cruise in her to the Mediterranean, West Indies, South America, Falklands, South Africa, Australia, Japan, China, Malaya, and home via the Mediterranean
January 1883 Commander (2ic) in Sultan, commanded by Walter James Hunt-GrubbeChannel squadron, then (December 1882), Mediterranean (including Bombardment of Alexandria, where Hunt-Grubbe was in command of the ships which engaged the northern forts), then Channel squadron again
24 February 18851886Commander (2ic) in Raleigh, commanded by Arthur Knyvet Wilson, flagship of Rear-Admiral Walter James Hunt-Grubbe, Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa
13 July 18866 January 1888Commander in Osborne
24 April 1888 Captain in Boadicea, flagship of Rear-Admiral Edmund Robert Fremantle, East Indies (including serving as Chief of Staff for Freemantle's punitive expedition against the Sultan of Vitu in October 1890)
(1892) Assistant Director of Naval Intellegence
1894 Captain in Cleopatra, North America and West Indies (being Commodore during the Newfoundland fishing season)
January 1896 Captain in RevengeExternal link, Particular Service Squadron, commissioned after publication of the telegram from Kaiser Wiehelm II to President Kruger on 3 January 1896
189719002Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
February 1900 Captain in OceanExternal link
5 June 1902June 1803Second in command, Channel sqadron (flag in Magnificent)
27 August 1903 Second in command, China station (flag in Albion)
5 December 1905February 1907Second in command, Channel Fleet (flag in Caesar)
February 1907November 1908Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet (flag in Exmouth)
10 November 190830 April 1910Commander-in-Chief, Mediteranean fleet (flag in Exmouth)
30 April 191017 March 1911Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth (flag in Victory)

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