Francis Raymond Pelly

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Francis Raymond Pelly, (19 December, 1850 – 15 November, 1907) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Pelly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 December, 1874.[1]

Pelly was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1889.[2]

Pelly was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1896.[3]

In 1903, Pelly's Benbow turned in poor results in a Prize Firing, eliciting displeasure from the Admiralty.[4]

Pelly was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 19 December, 1905 and subsequently promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 23 November, 1906. He died a little less than a year after retirement.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Everard E. Maxwell
Captain of H.M.S. Medina
6 Jan, 1886[6] – 11 Apr, 1888[7]
Succeeded by
Charles G. May
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Tees
15 Jul, 1886[8] – 4 Sep, 1886[9]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alaric W. J. Portal
Captain of H.M.S. Lizard
14 Apr, 1888[10] – 31 Dec, 1889[11]
Succeeded by
James G. Bremer
Preceded by
John L. Burr
Captain of H.M.S. Porpoise
1 Jan, 1894[12][13] – 31 Dec, 1896[14]
Succeeded by
F. C. Doveton Sturdee
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Psyche
2 May, 1899[15][16] – 19 Jun, 1901[17]
Succeeded by
Edmund M. C. Cooper-Key
Preceded by
Richard P. Humpage
Captain of H.M.S. Benbow
18 Jun, 1901[18][19] – 7 Apr, 1904[20]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alfred L. Winsloe
Captain of H.M.S. Russell
7 Apr, 1904[21] – 8 May, 1904[22]
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Martyn Jerram
Preceded by
George A. Callaghan
Captain of Portsmouth Dockyard
4 May, 1905[23] – 19 Dec, 1905[24]
Succeeded by
F. Alban A. G. Tate

Footnotes

  1. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  2. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  3. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  4. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  5. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  6. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  7. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  8. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  9. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  10. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  11. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  12. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 249.
  14. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  15. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 296.
  17. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  18. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  19. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 233.
  20. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  21. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  22. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  23. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.
  24. Pelly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/221. ff. 1021, 1027.