Charles Johnstone

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Vice-Admiral Charles Johnstone, Royal Navy, Retired (8 October, 1843 – 2 December, 1927) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career


  • "Vice-Admiral Charles Johnstone" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 5 December, 1927. Issue 44756, col B, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Archibald L. Douglas
Captain of H.M.S. Egeria
1 Mar, 1880[1] – 11 Oct, 1881
Succeeded by
Pelham Aldrich
Preceded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Captain of H.M.S. Volage
21 Sep, 1885[2]
Succeeded by
Albert H. Markham
Preceded by
Sacheverel C. Darwin
Captain of H.M.S. Mercury
18 Jul, 1889
Succeeded by
Charles J. Balfour
Preceded by
Charles L. Oxley
Captain of H.M.S. Agamemnon
10 Aug, 1891[3]c. late Aug, 1892
Succeeded by
George L. Atkinson
Preceded by
George L. Atkinson
Captain of H.M.S. Camperdown
c. late Sep, 1892
Succeeded by
Wollaston C. Karslake
Preceded by
Richard D. King
Flag Captain, Plymouth Station
15 May, 1896[4]
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Poore, Bart
Preceded by
In Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport
15 May, 1896[5]
Succeeded by
Harry T. Grenfell
as Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1881). p. 208.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 238.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 196.
  4. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 22 May, 1896. Issue 34871, col C, p. 13.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 310.