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Denison, John

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Title Admiral (RN)
Official Number (na)
 
Birth 25/05/1853 Death 09/03/1939
Place Toronto Place (nk)
Area Area Hants
Country Canada West Country UK
 
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Honours DSO.
Awards AdC.
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Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RN (With seniority dated 01/04/1867). In 1867 he served in HMS Aurora for Training. He was appointed as a Midshipman RN (With seniority dated 18/06/1869). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 18/12/1873). (In his qualifying courses he obtained three firsts). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 16/04/1878). He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 31/12/1891). He served in the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert as Commander 1893-1896. He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 13/05/1896). He served in HMCS Niobe (In command) 1901. He served as Superintendent Pembroke Dockyard 1904-06. He was appointed as an AdC to HM the King 1905-1906. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RN (With seniority dated 18/09/1906). He served as Commanding Officer Devonport Division of Home Fleet 1908-1909. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral RN (With seniority dated 07/12/1913). He was appointed as an Admiral RN (With seniority dated 10/02/1911) (He was retired 06/02/1914), (He was mobilized for World War One service 16/11/1914). He was appointed as a Temporary Captain RNR 1914. He was appointed as a Commodore (Temp.) RNR. He served a Kingstown Ireland as Senior Naval Officer East Coast of Ireland. (He was demobilized 05/1919). (He was qualified for gunnery duties.)
 
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Anecdotes
He escorted HIM the German Emperor from The Nore to Flushing in the Imperial Yacht in 1901. He was appointed as a JP for Hants.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Email (Kimberley John Lindsay - Nauticapedia 19/07/2015);
Last update
2015-10-12

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