Augustus Phillimore

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Admiral SIR Augustus Phillimore, K.C.B. (24 May, 1822 – 25 November, 1897) served in the Royal Navy.

His son, Richard Fortescue Phillimore, would command capital ships in the Great War and later also achieve the rank of Admiral.

Life & Career

Phillimore was promoted to the rank of Commander in 1852.

Phillimore was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1855.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Senior Officer, Gibraltar
17 Oct, 1870[1] – 17 Jan, 1874[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
William H. Edye
Preceded by
Henry Chads
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
Jan, 1876 – late 1876
Succeeded by
William M. Dowell
Preceded by
Sir J. Walter Tarleton
Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves
13 Nov, 1876[2]
Succeeded by
H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1871). p. 199.
  2. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 5.