George Arthur Hardinge

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THE HONOURABLE Captain George Arthur Hardinge, R.N. (1 September, 1864 – 28 July, 1910) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in South Park, Penshurst, Kent.

Hardinge was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 August, 1885.[1]

On 14 March, 1894, Hardinge was informed that "he as incurred Their Lordships' severe displeasure for impertinent language [to his] commanding officer" and that he was to be removed as first lieutenant in Pelican to be in Cleopatra.[2]

Hardinge was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1900.[3]

He was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Æolus on 4 July, 1905.[4]

Hardinge was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1906.[5]

Hardinge was appointed in command of the battleship Ramillies in 1907.

He was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Donegal on 1 February, 1908.[6]

Hardinge was retired as unfit for service on 4 October, 1909. He would die within the year.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph Hudleston
Captain of H.M. T.B. 74
22 Jul, 1890[8][9] – 22 Aug, 1890[10]
Succeeded by
Alexander L. Duff
Preceded by
Hugh Cotesworth
Captain of H.M.S. Rattler
18 Aug, 1896[11][12] – 30 Jun, 1900[13]
Succeeded by
Charles Tibbits
Preceded by
William Ricketts
Captain of H.M.S. Speedwell
16 Jul, 1900[14]
Succeeded by
James W. Pochin
Preceded by
Frederick S. Pelham
Captain of H.M.S. Edinburgh
16 Feb, 1903[15][16] – 2 Jan, 1904[17]
Succeeded by
Charles L. Napier
Preceded by
The Hon. Francis C. B. Addington
Captain of H.M.S. Phoebe
2 Jan, 1904[18] – 30 Jun, 1904[19]
Succeeded by
Henry R. Robinson
Preceded by
Frederick St. G. Rich
Captain of H.M.S. Ringarooma
1 Jul, 1904[20][21] – 1 Dec, 1904[22]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Albert S. Lafone
Captain of H.M.S. Æolus
4 Jul, 1905[23][24] – 2 Jul, 1906[25]
Succeeded by
Douglas L. Dent
Preceded by
James R. P. Hawksley
Captain of H.M.S. Spartiate
18 Jun, 1907[26] – 19 Aug, 1907[27]
Succeeded by
Ernest Henslowe
Preceded by
Price V. Lewes
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
30 Aug, 1907[28] – 1 Feb, 1908[29]
Succeeded by
Hubert Grant-Dalton
Preceded by
Cyril E. Tower
Captain of H.M.S. Donegal
1 Feb, 1908[30][31] – 9 Mar, 1909[32]
Succeeded by
Thomas D. L. Sheppard
Preceded by
Thomas D. L. Sheppard
Captain of H.M.S. Sutlej
9 Mar, 1909[33][34] – 15 Mar, 1909[35]
Succeeded by
Henry M. Doughty

Footnotes

  1. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  2. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  3. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  4. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 272.
  5. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 302.
  7. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  8. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  9. "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 19 July, 1890. Issue 33068, col C, p. 12.
  10. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  11. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 288.
  13. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  14. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  15. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  16. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 251.
  17. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  18. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  19. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  20. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  21. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 368.
  22. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  23. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  24. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 272.
  25. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  26. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  27. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  28. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  29. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  30. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  31. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 302.
  32. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  33. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.
  34. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 302.
  35. Hardinge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/187. f. 219.