George Weightman Hand
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.
|Captain of H.M.S. Royalist
14 Apr, 1886 – 9 Dec, 1889
Edward H. M. Davis
Arthur E. Dupuis
|Captain of H.M.S. Shannon
1 Apr, 1893 – 3 May, 1893
Arthur D. Fanshawe
|Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
3 May, 1893 – 27 Jun, 1894
- The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 227.