Hilary Gustavus Andoe

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Admiral SIR Hilary Gustavus Andoe, K.C.B., Royal Navy (19 February, 1841 – 11 February, 1905) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the latter half of the 19th Century and first few years of the 20th.

Life & Career

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 5 February, 1872, Andoe was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 6 February of that year.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 25 March, 1878.[2]

Andoe was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1894.[3]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral dated 20 November, 1899, vice Vander-Meulen.[4]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, Andoe was placed on the Retired List on 19 February, 1901.[5] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 June, 1904.[6]

Andoe was knighted and appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 26 June, 1902.[7]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 23826. p. 510. 9 February, 1872.
  2. London Gazette: no. 24569. p. 2394. 5 April, 1878.
  3. London Gazette: no. 26471. p. 7580. 29 December, 1893.
  4. London Gazette: no. 27139. p. 7929. 28 November, 1899.
  5. London Gazette: no. 27288. p. 1350. 22 February, 1901.
  6. London Gazette: no. 27692. p. 4259. 5 July, 1904.
  7. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27448. p. 4189. 26 June, 1902.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir H. G. Andoe" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 13 February, 1905. Issue 37629, col B, pg. 4.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George D. Morant
Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard
1895 – 1899
Succeeded by
Swinton C. Holland