Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1872

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The following candidates qualified for Naval Cadetships in examinations held on 29 and 30 November, 1871. The order in which they are listed may be in order of merit, but it may be unordered.[1]

  1. Henry George Porter
  2. Charles John Briggs
  3. Edward Eden Bradford
  4. Leonard Vassall
  5. Thomas Philip Walker
  6. The Hon. Charles William Manners
  7. Herbert James Gedge
  8. Claud Gore Lindsay
  9. Thomas Tynes Clinton Dundas
  10. William Oswald Story
  11. Houston Stewart James Phillips
  12. Frederick Harston Eagles
  13. Julian Charles Allix Wilkinson
  14. Edmond John Warre Slade
  15. William Elphinstone Tiernay Rivers
  16. Edward Lohet Lowdell
  17. Percy James Elliott
  18. Walter Ordney Thurburn
  19. Lionel Henry St. Croix Coxon
  20. Robert Lown Herbert Armstrong
  21. Charles Molyneux Havard Oakley
  22. Richard Sidney Bailey Bird
  23. Hugh Bradley Barton
  24. George Edwin Patey
  25. Charles Robert Salisbury Payne
  26. George Walter Howard Martin
  27. Mansfield George Smith
  28. John Philip Rolleston
  29. Ralph Leslie Sandwith
  30. Rupert George Humber Blomfield
  31. Hugh Van Neck
  32. Fitzroy Edward Penn Curzon
  33. John Henry Stainton Burder
  34. Stuart Dixon Gordon
  35. Benjamin Whitehouse
  36. Richard Morisey
  37. Frederick William Babington
  38. Hubert Willoughby Meredith
  39. Henry Gordon Veitch

Arthur Yerbury Moggridge was accepted for navigating duties.

The following candidates passed the test, but were not highly-ranked enough for selection. They would be considered welcome to take the following examinations, in June, 1872.

  1. William Greenwood Stewart
  2. R. W. Grissell
  3. Henry Thomas Carnegie Knox
  4. John Martin
  5. Bowes Daley
  6. Ernest Jocelyn Carus-Wilson
  7. F. A. Gasforth
  8. Stuart Victor Seymour Craigie Messum
  9. Henry Venn Wood Elliott
  10. Charles E. Rushworth (middle initial only given at TNA)
  11. Henry Vernon Hart
  12. George Frederick Godfrey Purvis
  13. F. G. Norman
  14. Spencer Alwyne Olliver
  15. Edwin Neale
  16. Arthur Edward Currie
  17. Thomas Willoughby Shortland
  18. Augustus E. Codrington (middle initial only given at TNA)
  19. William Henry Du Caurroy Chads
  20. Logan Sutherland Stansfeld
  21. Richard Hawkesworth Story
  22. M. R. Gifford

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 07, 1871; pg. 5; Issue 27240.
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.