Charles John Rowley

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Admiral Charles John Rowley, Royal Navy (24 December, 1832 – 11 November, 1919) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Rowley was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to the Queen dated 6 May, 1882, vice Culme-Seymour.[1]

Flag Rank

Rowley was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral dated 27 October, 1884, vice Lyons.[2] He was appointed Second-in-Command of the Channel Squadron on 18 August, 1887.[3]

Rowley was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 5 August, 1890, vice Sullivan.[4]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral C. J. Rowley" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 14 November, 1914. Issue 42257, col A, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Belleisle
25 Jun, 1878
Succeeded by
Thomas Barnardiston
Preceded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Captain of H.M.S. Duke of Wellington
8 May, 1882[5] – 27 Dec, 1884
Succeeded by
Philip H. Colomb
Preceded by
The Hon. Edmund R. Fremantle
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
18 Aug, 1887[6]
Succeeded by
St. George C. D'Arcy-Irvine

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25125. p. 3161. 7 July, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25409. p. 4653. 28 October, 1884.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 187.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26077. p. 4328. 8 August, 1890.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1884). p. 207.
  6. Rowley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 1112.