George Weightman Hand

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Rear-Admiral George Weightman Hand, (4 July, 1841 – 25 January, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hand was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 June, 1861.

Hand was promoted to the rank of Commander on 29 November, 1872.

Hand was promoted to the rank of Captain on 11 July, 1882.

Hand was placed on the Retired List on 27 June, 1894 in order to facilitate the promotion of younger officers.

Hand was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 16 September, 1897.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Royalist
14 Apr, 1886[1] – 9 Dec, 1889
Succeeded by
Edward H. M. Davis
Preceded by
Arthur E. Dupuis
Captain of H.M.S. Shannon
1 Apr, 1893 – 3 May, 1893
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur D. Fanshawe
Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
3 May, 1893 – 27 Jun, 1894
Succeeded by
Anson Schomberg

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 227.