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Hope, James

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Title Admiral of the Fleet (RN)
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Birth 08/03/1808 Death 09/06/1881
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Military Service
He entered the Royal Navy in 1820 at the Royal Naval College Portsmouth. He served in H.M.S. Forte in 1822. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 09/03/1827). He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 26/02/1830). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 28/06/1838). He served in H.M.S. Firebrand (In command) 1844. He served in H.M.S. Majestic (In command) 1854-56. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral RN (With seniority dated 19/11/1857). He served as Commander-in-Chief East Indies and China Station 1859. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral RN (With seniority dated 16/09/1864). He served as Commander-in-Chief North America and West Indies Station (Flag in H.M.S. Duncan) 1864. He served as Commander-in-Chief Portsmouth 1869-72. He was appointed as a Admiral RN (With seniority dated 21/01/1870). He was appointed as a Admiral of the Fleet (Retired List) RN (With seniority dated 15/06/1879). (He was retired in 1878.)
 
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Named Features Hope Island (BC);
 
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References
Walbran, Captain John T. (1909); MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-01-31

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