Sir Henry Kellett

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.11.1806NBD1849
First Known Service7.6.1822NBD1849
CousinArthur Kellett (d.1848)NBD1849
Last Known Service8.4.1868NBD1849
Date of Death1.3.1875W025

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
7.6.1822 Entered the NavyNBD1849
18231826Ringdove (18), NBD1849
18261831Eden (28), NBD1849
15.9.1828 LieutenantNBD1849
7.11.18311835Aetna (8), LieutenantNBD1849
1835 Raven (4), LieutenantNBD1849
29.10.18357.1836Starling (4), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
7.18362.1837Sulphur (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
2.18378.1843Starling (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
6.5.1841 CommanderNBD1849
23.12.1842 CaptainNBD1849
24.12.1842 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
8.2.18451848Herald (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
10.2.185215.6.1854Resolute, Captain and Commanding OfficerW025
3.8.185516.3.1857Termagant (28), as Flag Officer, CommodoreW025
16.3.1857 Imaum (76), as Flag Officer, CommodoreNBD1849
16.6.1862 Rear-AdmiralW025
26.11.18641869Appointed Admiral-Superintendant at Malta 
8.4.1868 Vice-AdmiralW025
2.6.1869 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathW025
17.7.186930.8.1871Appointed Commander-in-Chief — ChinaNBD1849


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Keith Copping on Tuesday 9th of July 2019 09:34

I am interested to know the family crest and motto for Sir Henry Kellett.

Posted by Darrell KKellett on Monday 21st of November 2016 22:09

Interested in family name,I know that my ancestors were Irish,!!! Darrell Kellett

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