Henry Marwood Colson Festing

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Captain (retired) Henry Marwood Colson Festing, R.N. (16 December, 1847 – 24 January, 1910) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Festing was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1872.

Festing was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1887.

Festing was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 11 January, 1896.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles R. Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Ariel
3 Jul, 1884[1] – 30 Sep, 1887
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
29 Jun, 1892[2][3] – 31 Oct, 1895
Succeeded by
Peyton Hoskyns
Preceded by
John L. Marx
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
1 Nov, 1895[4] – 24 Dec, 1895[5]
Succeeded by
Murray T. Parks

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1886). p. 195.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 204.
  3. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 16, 1892; pg. 17; Issue 33692.
  4. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17/266. f. 259.
  5. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17/266. f. 259.