John Hugh Bainbridge
Life & Career
He was appointed in command of battleship Resolution in the Channel Squadron on 17 December, 1896. On 11 May, 1898, he was appointed in command of the Nile, port guard ship. On 30 August he was appointed Commodore, Second Class in command of a squadron composed of the battleships Nile, Trafalgar, Thunderer, and the torpedo gunboat Spanker. The squadron dispersed at Portland on 12 October and Bainbridge struck his broad pendant on 13 October at Devonport.
- The London Gazette: no. 24356. p. 4673. 22 August, 1876.
- ADM 196/36. f. 58.
- The London Gazette: no. 27100. p. 4444. 18 July, 1899.
- "Rear-Admiral Bainbridge" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 12 August, 1901. Issue 36531, col E, p. 4.
Andrew K. Bickford
|Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
17 Dec, 1896 – ?
Charles R. Arbuthnot