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Revision as of 14:34, 31 July 2012

Rear-Admiral Walter Bogue Bridges, F.R.G.S., F.R.C.I., Royal Navy, Retired (28 March, 1843 – 27 December, 1917) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

On 31 December, 1881, Bridges was appointed in command of the Ganges, training ship for boys at Falmouth.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1884.[2]

Footnotes

  1. Navy List (December, 1884). p. 255.
  2. London Gazette: no. 25429. p. 26. 2 January, 1885.

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral Walter B. Bridges" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 2 January, 1918. Issue 41676, col B, pg. 9.

Service Records

Naval Appointments