Sir William James Hope Johnstone


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.7.1798W025
First Known Service20.6.1811W025
FatherSir William Johnstone Hope (1766-1831)W025
MotherAnne Hope-Johnstone (d.1818)W025
WifeEleanor Kirkpatrick - Married 1826W025
Last Known Service24.9.1863W025
Date of Death11.7.1878W025

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.6.1811 Entered the NavyW025
2.5.1818 LieutenantW025
9.9.1820 CommanderW025
2.182321.10.1823Eclair (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1823 CaptainNL1865-3
18241.1825Doris (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.6.182828.4.1830Asia (84), Captain and Commanding OfficerW033
28.4.183010.1831Britannia (120), Captain and Commanding OfficerW033
6.5.18454.9.1847Agincourt (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerW033
29.5.18502.7.1852Albion (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerW025
22.4.1853 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
4.2.1858 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
28.6.186025.6.1863Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreW025
3.7.1860 Formidable (84), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralW025
10.11.1862 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathW025
10.11.1862 Appointed Knight Batchelor 
24.9.1863 AdmiralNL1865-3

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1865-3The Navy List 1865 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site

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