Lindesay Brine

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Admiral Lindesay Brine, F.R.G.S., Royal Navy, Retired (5 November, 1834 – 2 February, 1906) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

For service at the defence of Eupatoria he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 27 November, 1854, provided that he passed the necessary examination and was qualified.[1]

Brine was promoted to the rank of Captain on 16 October, 1868.[2]

After Sir Anthony H. Hoskins was appointed to the Board of Admiralty, and before his successor, Rear-Admiral John K. E. Baird could return to take up the position in September, Brine undertook the work of Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves.[3]

Brine was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1886.[4] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 28 December, 1891, vice Barnardiston.[5] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 4 December, 1878, he was placed on the Retired List dated 5 November, 1894.[6]

Brine was promoted to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 23 August, 1897.[7]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Invincible
25 Mar, 1878[8]
Succeeded by
Edmund R. Fremantle
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 21656. p. 352. 30 January, 1855.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 23433. p. 5510. 20 October, 1868.
  3. "News in Brief" (News in Brief). The Times. Saturday, 18 July, 1885. Issue 31502, col B, p. 12.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 25545. p. 7. 1 January, 1886.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26239. p. 3. 1 January, 1892.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 26570. p. 6346. 13 November, 1894.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 26885. p. 4726. 24 August, 1897.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 219.