John Coke Burnell

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Vice-Admiral John Coke Burnell, Royal Navy, Retired (27 December, 1842 – 22 February, 1928) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He was appointed in command of the battleship Victoria on 11 November, 1889.[1]

He was appointed Captain Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard on 25 January, 1892.[2]

He was appointed Captain of the Steam Reserve at Portsmouth on 15 January, 1895.[3]

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Burnell" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 24 February, 1928. Issue 44825, col D, p. 17.
  • Clowes, Sir Wm. Laird (1903). The Royal Navy: A History From the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen Victoria. Vol. VII. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Limited.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Calypso
21 Sep, 1885[4] – 1888
Succeeded by
Count Frederick C. Metaxa
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Victoria
11 Nov, 1889[5]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Maurice A. Bourke
Preceded by
Armand T. Powlett
Captain of Portsmouth Dockyard Reserve
25 Jan, 1892[6]
Succeeded by
Alexander G. McKechnie
Preceded by
John Fellowes
Captain Superintendent, Sheerness Dockyard
15 Jan, 1895[7]
Succeeded by
Andrew K. Bickford

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 263.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 22 January, 1892. Issue 33541, col F, p. 7.
  3. Clowes. VII. p. 7.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 200.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 263.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 22 January, 1892. Issue 33541, col F, p. 7.
  7. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 7.