John Frederick George Grant

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Admiral John Frederick George Grant, Royal Navy, Retired (30 November, 1835 – 4 February, 1916) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Grant was promoted to the rank of Commander on 6 March, 1867.[1]

Grant was promoted to the rank of Captain on 6 September, 1875.[2]

On 1 March, 1884, Grant was appointed Naval Officer in Charge at Bermuda.[3]

Grant commanded the masted turret ship Neptune in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890, his ship acting as part of Fleet Number 2 which represented a hypothetical Hostile Fleet attacking British trade routes.[4] The exercises complete, Grant was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 August, 1890, vice Wells.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870, and 26 June, 1886, Grant was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, dated 29 September, 1894.[6]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 23 February, 1897.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 25 January, 1902.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral J. F. G. Grant" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 7 February, 1916. Issue 41083, col C, p. 6.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Percy P. Luxmoore
Captain of H.M.S. Malabar
8 Feb, 1879[9]
Succeeded by
Robert H. Harris
Preceded by
Thomas Barnardiston
Naval Officer in Charge, Bermuda Royal Dockyard
1 Mar, 1884[10] – early 1887
Succeeded by
Robert P. Dennistoun
Preceded by
Loftus F. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Neptune
22 Aug, 1887[11] – 6 Aug, 1890[12][13]
Succeeded by
Uvedale C. Singleton
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23228. p. 1601. 8 March, 1867.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24243. p. 4409. 7 September, 1875.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 306.
  4. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26077. p. 4328. 8 August, 1890.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 26558. p. 5630. 5 October, 1894.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 26827. p. 1168. 26 February, 1897.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27405. p. 844. 11 February, 1902.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 255.
  10. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 306.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 233.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 233.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 238.