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Colonel of Marines - British


The honorific title "Colonel of Marines" was given to post-captains as a reward for highly distinguished service. It was a salaried sinecure position with no additional obligations outside a captain's normal naval duties. He would lose this title and its additional pay upon reaching flag rank.


 

Date fromDate toHolderSource
bef.17701770/03/07
Sir Thomas StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
E-WIKI
1795/06/011797/06/04
Sir Andrew Snape DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1797
ref:616
1797/06/081817
John Thomas DuckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1817
WWNH
1799/02/141813/11/17
Sir William George FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1813
ref:676
1804/04/23 E-WIKI
1805/04/281824
Edward BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
ref:616
1808/04/28 
William HargoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1837
RNB1823
1809/10/251846
The Hon. Henry CurzonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1830
NBD1849
1811/08/121811/08/12
George CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1851
ref:616
1812/08/12 
Pulteney MalcolmBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1835
RNB1823
1813/12/041821/04/05
Edward CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1856
ref:616
1813/12/041877
Henry John CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1829-1877
ref:616
1819/08/121821/03/12
William Robert BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1818
ref:616
1830/07/211836/08/24
Sir Christopher ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1828
ref:616
1830/07/22 
Duncombe Pleydall BouverieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
NBD1849