George James Hope Johnstone

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth30.7.1802PEER
First Known Service30.10.1821PEER
FatherSir William Johnstone Hope (1766-1831)PEER
MotherAnne Hope-Johnstone (d.1818)PEER
WifeMaria Ranking (d.1844)PEER
DaughterEdith Firenze GeorginaPEER
SonWilliam George Hope Johnstone (1830-1870)PEER
Last Known Service8.7.1827PEER
Date of Death21.5.1842PEER

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
30.10.1821 LieutenantRNB1823
17.9.1825 CommanderRNB1823
8.7.1827 CaptainRNB1823

Notes on Officer


Obtained the rank of Lieutenant, Oct 30, 1821; and subsequently served under Captains W. A. Montagu, H. E. P. Sturt, and Sir Charles Burrard, Bart., in the Phaeton frigate, and Revenge 78. He was appointed flag-lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Sir Harry Neale, G.C.B., Dec. 26, 1824; promoted to the command of the Alacrity sloop on the Mediterranean station, Sept. 17, 1825; and advanced to the rank of Captain, July 8, 1827.


PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book

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