Evelyn William Shirley

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Captain Evelyn William Shirley, (30 November, 1840 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Shirley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 17 April, 1862.

Shirley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 4 June, 1877. In September 1879 he meted out severe punishment in the armoured ram Belleisle which the Admiralty deemed "injudicious".

Shirley was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain on 7 December, 1887.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Wollaston C. Karslake
Captain of H.M.S. Merlin
16 Nov, 1875[1] – 12 May, 1876
Succeeded by
Orford Churchill
Preceded by
William E. Darwall
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
25 Feb, 1877[2] – 4 Jun, 1877[3]
Succeeded by
Edmund G. Festing

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 190.
  2. Shirley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37/901. f. ?.
  3. Shirley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37/901. f. ?.