Charles Edward Gissing

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Rear-Admiral Charles Edward Gissing, R.N., Retired (31 October, 1845 – 39 March, 1916) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In June 1875, Gissing was qualified as an interpreter in Swahili.

Gissing was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 3 April, 1865.

Gissing was promoted to the rank of Commander on 9 March, 1881.

Gissing was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1888.

Gissing was retired under the provisions of Order in Council of 22 February, 1870 on 6 April, 1897.

Gissing was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 24 January, 1902.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert W. Dowding
Captain of H.M.S. Osprey
10 Apr, 1886[1] – 5 Jun, 1889[2]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Albert H. Markham
Captain of H.M.S. Volage
22 Oct, 1891[3] – Oct, 1894[4]
Succeeded by
George F. King-Hall
Preceded by
Charles J. Barlow
Captain of H.M.S. Retribution
9 Apr, 1895[5] – 14 Aug, 1896
Succeeded by
Edward P. Ashe

Footnotes

  1. Gissing Service Record, in our PDF for George Augustus Giffard. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 516.
  2. Gissing Service Record, in our PDF for George Augustus Giffard. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 516.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 267.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268i.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 256a.