William Robert Mends
Life & Career
Mends was promoted to the rank of Commander on 9 November, 1846.
Mends was promoted to the rank of Captain on 10 December, 1852.
Mends was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1869.
Mends was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 1 January, 1874.
Mends was promoted to the rank of Admiral (retired) on 15 June, 1879.
|Director of Transports
30 Apr, 1862 – 1 Apr, 1883
Sir Francis W. Sullivan, Bart.
- Draft warrant of 30 April, 1862. The National Archives. ADM 1/5795.