Henry Duncan Grant

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Admiral Henry Duncan Grant, C.B., Royal Navy (12 October, 1834 – 9 November, 1896) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On the occasion of the Queen's birthday Grant 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 29 May, 1875.[1]

Flag Rank

Grant was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 January, 1881, vice Commerell.[2]

Grant was appointed Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard on 10 July, 1885.[3] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 6 January, 1888, vice Hardinge.[4]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 August, 1892, vice Whyte.[5]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John C. Soady
Captain of H.M.S. Serapis
7 Aug, 1870[6] – 1 Jun, 1873
Succeeded by
James E. Bickford
Preceded by
?
Admiral Superintendent, Devonport Dockyard
11 Jul, 1885[7]
Succeeded by
Sir Walter J. Hunt-Grubbe

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24213. p. 2852. 29 May, 1875.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24927. p. 340. 25 January, 1881.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 305.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 25774. p. 242. 6 January, 1888.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26316. p. 4595. 12 August, 1892.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1873). p. 191.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 13 July, 1885. Issue 31497, col C, p. 6.