Richard Frazer Hoskyn

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Commander Richard Frazer Hoskyn, (2 November, 1848 – 27 January, 1892) served in the Royal Navy.

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.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Flying Fish
26 Jan, 1880[1] – 24 Feb, 1884
Succeeded by
John F. L. P. Maclear


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 212.