Henry John Carr

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Admiral Henry John Carr, Royal Navy, Retired (6 July, 1839 – 18 July, 1914) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 5 February, 1872, on 8 February of that year Carr was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 29 December, 1871.[1]

Carr was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 October, 1879.[2]

Carr was appointed in command of H.M.S. Terror as senior officer at Bermuda on 1 January, 1892.[3] He was appointed Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard on 3 November, 1896.[4]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List on 6 July, 1899.[5] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1901,[6] and was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 June, 1904.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral H. J. Carr" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 20 July, 1914. Issue 40580, col C, p. 10.

Service Records


Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23826. p. 510. 9 February, 1872.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24780. p. 6317. 7 November, 1879.
  3. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 17 December, 1891. Issue 33510, col E, p. 7.
  4. Clowes. VII. p. 7.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27096. p. 4213. 7 July, 1899.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27262. p. 4. 1 January, 1901.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27692. p. 4259. 5 July, 1904.
  8. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 24 September, 1889. Issue 32812, col B, p. 6.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 356.
  10. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 7.