James Nethery Hill

From The Dreadnought Project
Revision as of 16:52, 19 September 2017 by FredBot (Talk | contribs) (Update appts)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Commander (retired) James Nethery Hill, R.N. (9 February, 1850 – 15 August, 1902) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 4 April, 1874.

Hill was tried by a Court Martial in February, 1878 and acquitted of stranding Raleigh on an island.

On 20 April, 1882, Hill was appointed to Sultan. In July of that year, he was praised by Captain Hunt-Grubbe for his conduct during an attack on forts at Alexandria.

Hill was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 9 February, 1895.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur Furlonger
Captain of H.M.S. Watchful
17 Mar, 1891[1] – 24 Feb, 1892
Succeeded by
Thomas Hadley

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 267.