William McCoy FitzGerald Castle

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Vice-Admiral William McCoy FitzGerald Castle, R.N., Retired ( – 1 May, 1916) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Castle was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 13 March, 1866.

Castle was promoted to the rank of Commander on 8 November, 1877.

Castle was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1885.

Castle was placed on the Retired List at his own request under the provisions of Order in Council of 22 February, 1870 on 22 May, 1898. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 1 August, 1899.

Castle was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 20 October, 1904.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Noel S. F. Digby
Captain of H.M.S. Sappho
18 Sep, 1884[1] – 18 May, 1886
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Archer J. W. Musgrave
Captain of H.M.S. Rapid
23 Dec, 1888[2] – 15 Jul, 1891
Succeeded by
Marmaduke L. Kelham
Preceded by
William H. C. St. Clair
Captain of H.M.S. Mildura
19 Jan, 1894[3] – 1 Jan, 1897
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Carter
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Mersey
24 Jul, 1897 – 22 May, 1898
Succeeded by
Thomas H. M. Jerram

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 235.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 247.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 241.