Francis William Sullivan, Sixth Baronet

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Admiral SIR Francis William Sullivan, Sixth Baronet, K.C.B., C.M.G., Royal Navy (31 May, 1834 – 13 May, 1906) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sullivan was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 25 February, 1864.[1]

Sullivan was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria dated 1 January, 1877, vice Lord Gilford.[2]

He was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 27 November, 1879.[3]

Sullivan's appointment in command of the Detached Squadron for Particular Service was dated 6 December, 1881.[4]

Sullivan was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 5 August, 1890, vice Lethbridge.[5]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir F. W. Sullivan" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 16 May, 1906. Issue 38021, col D, p. 12.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Rt. Hon. Earl of Clanwilliam
Rear-Admiral Commanding,
Detached Squadron for Particular Service

1881 – 1882
Succeeded by
Squadron Absorbed into Mediterranean

Preceded by
Sir William R. Mends
Director of Transports
1883 – 1888
Succeeded by
Harry W. Brent

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Hon. Henry C. Glyn
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
14 Aug, 1882[6]
Succeeded by
John C. Wilson

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 22823. p. 886. 26 February, 1864.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24404. p. 215. 16 January, 1877.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 24787. p. 6939. 28 November, 1879.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 188.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26077. p. 4328. 8 August, 1890.
  6. Sullivan service record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37/1130