Richard Frazer Hoskyn
Life & Career
Hoskyn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 19 May, 1872.
Hoskyn was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1884, later altered to 1885 after a Court Martial held in May 1887 determined he was at fault for a collision between Myrmidon and Tyne.
On 26 September, 1889 Hoskyn was appointed to Boadicea for charge of a marine survey of India. He died of tuberculosis while serving in this appointment.
|Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
26 Jan, 1880 – 24 Feb, 1884
John F. L. P. Maclear
- The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 212.