Rear-admiral Sentence Examples
The naval prefect is assisted by a rearadmiral as chief of the staff (except at Lorient and Rochefort, where the office is filled by a captain), and a certain number of other officers, the special functions of the chief of the staff having relation principally to the efficien.cy and personnel of the fleet, while the major-general, who is usually a rear-admiral, is concerned chiefly with the materiel.
The cemetery also contains monuments to Alonzo P. Stinson, the first soldier from Portland killed in the Civil War, to the Portland soldiers in the War of Independence, and to Rear-Admiral James Alden (1810-1877), of the U.S. Navy, a native of Portland.
He was promoted to commodore in 1898, to rear-admiral on the 3rd of March 1899, and was made commandant of the Boston (Charlestown) Navy Yard in October of the same year.
In that year he was promoted rear-admiral, and in 1775 vice-admiral.
He became what was known at that time as a "gunner's lieutenant" in 1857, and from 1859 to 1863 he served as flag-lieutenant to rear-admiral Sir Thomas Pasley at Devonport.Advertisement
Subsequently he became rear-admiral, and finally vice-admiral on the retired list.
In February "Soo, the " Genereux " (74), one of the few ships which escaped from the Nile, sailed from Toulon with three corvettes, under Rear-admiral Puree, to relieve Malta.
On the 13th of June 1801 Rear-admiral Linois left Toulon with three sail of the line, to join a Spanish squadron at Cadiz and go on to Egypt.
He was one of the deputation sent to invite King Otho to accept the crown of Greece, and was made rear-admiral and then viceadmiral by him.
He was accompanied to Nauplia by his French colleague, Rear-Admiral de Rigny.Advertisement
He resumed his watch off Navarino, and on the 13th was joined by de Rigny and the Russian rear-admiral Heiden with his squadron.
The Admiralty was naturally anxious to secure the services of trustworthy flag officers, and having confidence in Hood promoted him rear-admiral out of the usual course on the 26th of September 1780, and sent him to the West Indies to act as second in command under Rodney, to whom he was personally known.
But on the 25th of July 1866 he was promoted to the rank of rear-admiral on the retired list.
He became rear-admiral in 1690, and fought at the battle of Beachy Head.
There were then 8 British ships in Dover under Rear-Admiral Nicholas Bourne, and 15 near Rye under Robert Blake, a member of parliament, and soldier who had gained a great reputation in the Civil War.Advertisement
At first the English were to windward and they bore down with Rear-Admiral John Lawson in command of the van.
He was promoted to be rear-admiral in 1895, and in 1896 and 1897 he was in command of the cruiser division in east Asiatic waters.
Prince Napoleon Lucien Charles Murat, the second son of Joachim Murat, also lived here for many years; and the estate known as "Ironsides" was long the home of Rear-Admiral Charles Stewart.
After passing through the established course of gunnery on board the "Excellent" in 1844-1845, he went out to the Cape of Good Hope as gunnery mate of the "President," the flagship of Rear-Admiral Dacres, by whom, on the 9th of January 1846, he was promoted to be lieutenant.
Crawford, was engaged to reorganize the customs; a number of German officers, selected by General von der Goltz, were brought in to reform the army; and the work of restoring the navy to efficiency was entrusted to a British adviser, Rear-Admiral Gamble, and a small British staff.Advertisement
On the first day of I st Army hostilities Rear-Admiral Uriu disembarked troops at in Korea.
He was promoted rear-admiral on the 10th of May 1898.
In 1825 he became rear-admiral, and in December 1826 escorted the expeditionary force to Lisbon.
At the Restoration he returned, and became one of the commissioners of the navy, but on the outbreak of the second Dutch War in 1664 he once more hoisted his flag as rear-admiral of the Blue, and took part in the battle of Lowestoft (June 3rd, 1665).
Porter received the thanks of Congress for "opening the Mississippi River" and was promoted rear-admiral.Advertisement
In 1870 he succeeded Farragut in the grade of admiral, which lapsed after Porter's death until 1899, when it was re-established to reward Rear-Admiral George Dewey for his victory at Manila.
Promoted rear-admiral a few days after this action, Hood was in 1807 entrusted with the operations against Madeira, which he brought to a successful conclusion, and a year later went to the Baltic, with his flag in the "Centaur," to take part in the war between Russia and Sweden.
In June he retired from his command and in July was promoted rear-admiral, and became chief of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting.
The leading British ship, the "Defiance" (74), carrying the flag of Rear-Admiral Graves, anchored just south of the Trekroner.
From 1911 to 1913 he was commandant of the Mare Island navy yard and in the latter year was promoted to rear-admiral.
In 1919 his rank reverted to that of rear-admiral.
He became post-captain in 1862 and rear-admiral in 1863.
After serving in the Crimea and in China, and being governor of Senegal, he was promoted to rear-admiral in 1869.
In recognition of his services on this occasion, Captain Gambier received the gold medal, and was made a colonel of marines; the following year he was advanced to the rank of rear-admiral, and appointed one of the lords of the admiralty.
He died at Washington on the 11th of July 1909, and was given a military funeral, having been made a rear-admiral by Act of Congress in 1906.
On the 27th of June 1878 he succeeded Urbain Leverrier as director of the National Observatory of Paris, and was raised to the rank of rear-admiral.
He commanded the "Baltimore" in Rear-Admiral George Brown's squadron off the coast of Chile in 1891.
On the 14th of April 1899 Schley was commissioned rear-admiral, ranking as major-general.
Early in 1799 he was raised to the rank of rear-admiral, and sent to the West Indies to succeed Lord Hugh Seymour.
In 1794 he was promoted rear-admiral, and in 1795 he was sent to occupy the Dutch colonies at the Cape of Good Hope and in India.
He became rear-admiral in October 1762, was one of the Admiralty Board from July 1765 to November 1766, and was promoted vice-admiral on the 24th of October 1770.
He was made rear-admiral in 1812, and in 1813-14 he took a prominent part in the American War, especially at the battle of Bladensburg and the capture of Washington.
The news of the massacre of Phillips's party reached Rear-Admiral Rawson, the commander-in-chief on the Cape station, on the 4th of January 1897.
In 1745 the duke of Bedford, the new first lord, invited Anson to join the admiralty with the rank of rear-admiral of the white.
On the 15th of July he was made rear-admiral and commander-in-chief of the expedition to the East Indies.
In 1813 the American Commodore David Porter failed to establish a colony here; and in May 1842, after French Roman Catholic missionaries had prepared the way, Rear-admiral Dupetit-Thouars took formal possession of the archipelago for France.
Promoted to rear admiral of the Red in 1856 he continued with his scientific work.
The first commodore was Dr. Brennan with the owner of the property, Rear Admiral Ralph Fisher D.S.O., accepting the position of President.
Retired rear admiral Gene Carroll was pleased but not surprised by the bombshell from the Pentagon.
The Fleet withdrew and Rear-Admiral Carden retired from the fray, sick, both mentally and physically.
Again exonerated by his superiors in England, he was made a rear-admiral in 1811 and a vise admiral in 1814.