Loftus Francis Jones

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Admiral Loftus Francis Jones, Royal Navy (19 July, 1836 – 22 June, 1912) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain on 4 April, 1870.[1]

Jones was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral dated 5 April, 1892, vice Ward.[2] He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 26 December, 1897, vice Rowley.[3]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Loftus Jones" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 25 June, 1912. Issue 39934, col C, p. 10.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Neptune
28 Mar, 1885[4]
Succeeded by
John F. G. Grant
Preceded by
Richard E. Tracey
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
12 Sep, 1890[5]
Succeeded by
Edward S. Adeane

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23605. p. 2099. 8 April, 1870.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26279. p. 2252. 15 April, 1892.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  4. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 225.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1891). p. 187.