Richard Henry Napier

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Richard Henry Napier, (11 March, 1836 – 1 March, 1903) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Napier was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 17 December, 1857.

In 1867 he received the thanks of the French government for assisting the crew of the ship Emelie[?], wrecked at [illeg].

Napier was promoted to the rank of Commander on 3 April, 1868.

Napier was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 September, 1877.

Napier retired at his own request on 1 September, 1890.

Napier was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 25 February, 1892.

Napier was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 29 November, 1898.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George Parsons
Naval Officer in Charge, Ascension
17 Jul, 1886[1] – 1 May, 1890
Succeeded by
Richard Evans

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1887) Corrected to 20 March, 1887. p. 308.