Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1881

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Taken from The Times.[1]

  1. Robert Warren Johnson, 1,362
  2. Harry Louis d'Estoteville Skipwith, 1,349
  3. George Holmes Borrett, 1,322
  4. Philip Wylie Dumas, 1,293
  5. Cecil Frederick Dampier, 1,261
  6. Thomas Jackson, 1,241
  7. Richard Daintree Shaw, 1,224 (b 13 Mar 1868, disch 27 Sep 1889 as Midshipman on his mother's request)
  8. Alexander Percy Davidson, 1,194
  9. William Driffield, 1,191 (b 15 Apr 1868, resigned O.R. 5 Dec 1893 as Lt.)
  10. William Drummond Church, 1,189
  11. James Henry Chapman, 1,185 (b. 28 Jan 1869, apparently entered service as a Gunner)
  12. George Lionel Grover (b. 2 Mar 1868, removed from List due to ill health as Midshipman, Jul 1888) and Thomas Charles Smyth, 1,174
  13. above two tied
  14. Cecil James Reid Livingstone Learmonth, 1,163 (b. 5 Feb 1868, ret. O.R. 24 Mar 1893, ret Cdr.)
  15. Basil Hew Fanshawe, 1,148
  16. Robert Falcon Scott, 1,141
  17. George Robert Mansell, 1,122
  18. William Wynter, 1,078 (b. 16 May 1868, resigned 22 Sep 1886 as Midshipman)
  19. Maurice Woollcombe, 1,068
  20. Alexander Gillespie, Colonial Cadet

When four candidates who had been nominated for cadetships failed to pass the examination, and another was unable to take his place owing to ill-health, cadetships were given to the five candidates occupying the highest places on the list of those who passed the test.[2]

  1. Edmond Hyde Parker, 1,043
  2. Hastings Frank Shakespear, 1,011
  3. Henry George Glas Sandeman, 1,002
  4. Allan Frederic Everett, 994
  5. Randle Arthur Bootle Wilbraham, 940 (b 6 Apr 1868, died as Sub Lt. 11 Jul 1889 in Normandy of periotonitis)

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 27 June 1881. Issue 30231, col E, p. 8.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 29 June 1881. Issue 30233, col D, p. 7.
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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.