Tynte Ford Hammill

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Captain Tynte Ford Hammill, C.B., Royal Navy (6 December, 1851 – 1 July, 1894) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hammill was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 26 December, 1871 following examinations in which his exceptional navigation scoring granted him that year's Beaufort Testimonial.[1]

Hammill was promoted to the rank of Commander on 5 April, 1881.[2]

For his service with the Nile Expeditionary Force Hammill was promoted to the rank of Captain dated 17 August, 1885.[3]

Hammill was appointed in command of the new battleship Royal Sovereign in March, 1892.

On the occasion of the Queen's birthday, Hammill was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 25 May, 1892.[4]

Hammill was appointed in command of the second class battleship Camperdown on 20 June, 1894,[5] but died just eleven days later. His widow, Anne, was awarded a pension of 90 pounds per annum.[6]

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 3 July, 1894. Issue 34306, col F, p. 7.

Papers

Service Records

 

Footnotes

  1. Hammill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 580.
  2. Hammill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 580.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25505. p. 4051. 25 August, 1885.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26291. p. 3137. 25 May, 1892.
  5. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 7 June, 1894. Issue 34284, col E, p. 10.
  6. Hammill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 580.
  7. Hammill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 307.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 219.
  9. Hammill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 572.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 251.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 251.
  12. Drury Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 345.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 7 June, 1894. Issue 34284, col E, p. 10.