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Hastings, George Fowler

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Title Vice-Admiral (RN)
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Birth 28/11/1814 Death 21/03/1876
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Honours CB. Knight of the Order of Medjidie (Turkey).
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Biography
He was the son of Hans Francis Hastings 11th Earl of Huntingdon.
 
Military Service
He entered the Royal Navy in 1824. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN in 1833 serving in H.M.S. Excellent. He served in H.M.S. Revenge 1834. He served in H.M.S. Rhadamanthus 1837. He was appointed as a Commander RN in 1838. He served in H.M.S. Harlequin in 1841. He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 31/01/1845. He served in H.M.S. Cyclops (In command) 1848-51. He served in H.M.S. Curacao (in command) for Crimean War service 1852-57. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RN in 1863. He served as Commander-in-Chief HM Ships and Vessels on the Pacific Station (Flag in H.M.S. Zealous) 1869. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral RN (With seniority dated 10/09/1869). He served as Commander-in-Chief HM Ships and Vessels on the Pacific Station in 1866-9 (Flag in H.M.S. Zealous). He served as Commander-in-Chief The Nore 1873-76.
 
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Named Features Hastings Arm (BC);
 
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References
Longstaff, F.V. (1941); Walbran, Captain John T. (1909); MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-02-16

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