Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1877

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Thirty-eight candidates received naval cadetships following competitive examinations, in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Frederick William Fane Hervey
  2. Albert Sumner Lafone
  3. John Dodson Daintree
  4. Walter Kent Williams
  5. The Hon. Henry Boyle Townshend Somerville
  6. The Hon. John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott
  7. Arthur William Waymouth
  8. John Franklin Parry
  9. Frederick Seymour Rogers
  10. Henry St. George Somerset Clive
  11. Edmund Heathcote Thurston (withdrawn from service 27 September, 1883 for repeated disciplinary issues)[2]
  12. Torquill Macleod and Llewellyn Edmund Traherne
  13. above two tied
  14. Ernest R. Travers (only his initial is given at TNA)
  15. Herbert A. S. Tyler (only his initials given at TNA)
  16. Ernest Montague Fetherstonhaugh
  17. Bryan Godfrey Godfrey-Faussett
  18. Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon
  19. Francis Spurstow Miller and Herbert Powley
  20. above two tied
  21. G. H. Oliver
  22. Charles George Carroll Taylor
  23. Vivian Ormsby Lloyd Champion de Crespigny
  24. Edmund Courtney Astley Paston-Cooper
  25. Charles Mure
  26. Francis Eaton Travers
  27. William Philip Lodder
  28. Spencer William Montagu Beaumont
  29. Ernest Humbert Grafton
  30. Philip Cranstown Musgrave
  31. Francis Bowden-Smith
  32. The Hon. Robert Francis Boyle
  33. Cecil John Peareth
  34. Charles William Stares Leggatt
  35. James Jamieson Clyde Young
  36. Arthur Hayes-Sadler
  37. Arthur B. M. Howard (only initials at TNA, naval cadet)
  38. Francis P. Webber (only initials at TNA, naval cadet)

Though absent in the article, the Service Record of Herbert Arthur Stevenson Fyler clearly indicates that he was also part of this term.

The following unsuccessful candidates were welcome to present themselves at the next examination on the third Wenesday in June.

  1. Eustace William Clitherow Stracey (would enter July 1877)
  2. C. W. Lance
  3. Patrick Maxwell Stewart (would enter July 1877)
  4. John Hercules Robinson (would enter July 1877)
  5. S. C. Weighall
  6. H. C. Cumberbatch

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 08, 1876; pg. 6; Issue 28807.
  2. Thurston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 197/42. f. 213.
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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.