Henry Boys

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Admiral Henry Boys (30 September, 1820 – 16 March, 1904) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Boys was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 9 February, 1846.[1]

Boys was promoted to the rank of Commander on 14 May, 1853.[2]

Boys was promoted to the rank of Captain on 17 October, 1857.[3]

Boys was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 30 July, 1875.[4]

Boys was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 9 January, 1880.[5]

Boys was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 June, 1885.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John Corbett
Captain of H.M.S. Warrior
25 Jul, 1867[7] – 20 Aug, 1869[8]
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Stirling
Preceded by
Arthur W. A. Hood
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
13 Jul, 1869[9]
Succeeded by
Thomas Brandreth
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Monarch
1873[10]
Succeeded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Preceded by
Arthur W. A. Hood
Director of Naval Ordnance
18 May, 1874[11] – 4 Jun, 1878
Succeeded by
Richard V. Hamilton
Preceded by
William M. Dowell
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
Jun, 1878[12] – Jun, 1879[13]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Henry C. Glyn

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1850). p. 220.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1856). p. 258.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 419.
  7. William Loney RN Website.
  8. William Loney RN Website.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1870). p. 46.
  10. William Loney RN Website.
  11. Boys service record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 119.
  12. William Loney RN Website.
  13. William Loney RN Website.