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Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, a biography.

Egerton, Fred Mrs.

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, a biography.

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Published by Blackwood in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hornby, Geoffrey Thomas Phipps, -- Sir, -- 1825-1895

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA88.1 H6 E5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 404 p. :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17286660M


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Phipps-Hornby was born in Lordington House, Hampshire on 31 Decemberthe son of the Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby. He was the brother of Captain Geoffrey Stanley Phipps-Hornby and Admiral Robert Phipps Hornby.

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First edition. Rebacked, with the original backstrip preserved. Written by Mrs Fred. Egerton, this work charts the life and naval career of the Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby. A Biography. By Mrs Fred Egerton.

William Blackwood and Sons: Edinburgh. 9" by 6" xi, pp. DETAILS. A first edition copy of this fascinating biography of the Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, first published a year after his death.

Admiral of the Fleet SIR Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby, G.C.B., Royal Navy (20 February, – 3 March, ) was an influential officer in the late-Victorian Royal Navy. Admiral of the fleet, Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby G.C.B: a biography [database on-line].

Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, Vernon on 18 October,a post he would retain for three years. He was appointed command of the battlecruiser Inflexible on 8 May, He served as captain of Monarch from December through June Phipps Hornby was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 15 May,vice Brock.

Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby was born on 27 April 2 He was the son of Reverend Geoffrey Hornby and Lady Lucy Smith-Stanley.

3 He married Maria Sophia Burgoyne, daughter of General John Burgoyne and Susan Caulfield, on 22 December at Woodmansterne, Surrey, England. 2,4 He died on 19 March at age 2. Get this from a library. Admiral of the fleet: Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, a biography.

[Mary Augusta Phipps Egerton]. HORNBY, SIR GEOFFREY THOMAS PHIPPS (–), British admiral of the fleet, son of Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, the first cousin and brother-in-law of the 13th earl of Derby, by a daughter of Lieut.-General Burgoyne, commonly distinguished as “Saratoga” Burgoyne, was born on the 20th of February   HORNBY, Sir GEOFFREY THOMAS PHIPPS (–), admiral of the fleet, second son of Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby [q.

v.], was born at Winwick in Lancashire on 20 Feb. He entered the navy in March on board the Princess Charlotte, then fitting out as the flagship of Sir Robert Stopford [q.v.] in the Mediterranean. 31/12/ Emsworth, Hampshire. 13/12/ Sonning, Berkshire. Edmund John Phipps-Hornby () was born at Lordington, near Emsworth, Hampshire, on 31st Decemberthe second son of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps-Hornby, GCB, and Emily Frances, daughter of the Reverend Richard Cowper Coles, of Ditcham, Petersfield.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary. Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, GCB (27 April – 19 March ) was a prominent and experienced British Royal Navy officer of the nineteenth century.

Hornby served on frigates throughout most of his wartime experience, which included witnessing the Nore Mutiny first hand aged 12 in Admiral of the Fleet is a five-star naval officer rank and the highest rank of the Royal Navy formally established in The five-star NATO rank code is OF, equivalent to a field marshal in the British Army or a marshal of the Royal Air Force.

Other than honorary appointments no new admirals of the fleet have been named since Country: United Kingdom. Hornby married in Sophia Maria, eldest daughter of Lieutenant-general John Burgoyne (–) [q.

v.], by whom he left, besides several daughters, two sons; of who the elder, Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby, G.C.B., is now () admiral of the fleet; the younger, James John Hornby, D.D., is provost of Eton.

Geoffrey Hornby: biography 10 February – 3 March Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby GCB (10 February – 3 March ), was a British naval officer. Children and Reputation By his wife, who predeceased him, he left several children, daughters and sons, one of whom, a major in [ ].

Hornby joined the Royal Navy in and served through to the 's, with service in African, American, Far Eastern, and home waters.

the author was Admiral Hornby's daughter Mary Augusta Phipps Hornby, and the biography draws heavily on the admiral's letters and papers. Admiral of the fleet: Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, a biography / (Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, ), by Mary Augusta Phipps Egerton (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Amiral Carl Tersmedens memoarer.

Geoffrey Phipps Hornby. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby GCB (10 February – 3 March ) was a Royal Navy officer. As a junior officer, he saw action at the capture of Acre in November during the Egyptian–Ottoman War. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby.

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Admiral of the fleet, Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby G.C.B. [electronic resource]: a biography /Author: Mrs. Fred Egerton. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby GCB (10 February – 3 March ), was a British naval officer.

He was the son of Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, elder brother of James John Hornby, the first cousin and brother-in-law of Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby, by a daughter of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne, commonly distinguished as "Saratoga" : Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath.

Edmund Phipps-Hornby, son of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps-Hornby, G.C.B., was born Decemat Lordington, Emsworth, Hampshire. Entered the Royal Artillery inhis first service being in the Bechuanaland Expedition, It was passed down the Phipps family, the Peckham Phipps family and then the Phipps Hornby family.

The house was modified and extended by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Hornby who died there in March It was sold to Sir Michael Hamilton in and now operates as a bed and breakfast facility under the management of the Hamilton family.

Topics: Hornby, Geoffrey Phipps, Sir, Hornby, Geoffrey Phipps, Sir., Great Britain. Royal Navy, Great Britain. Royal Navy, Admirals, AdmiralsAuthor: Mary Augusta Phipps.

Egerton. The Pig War Bibliography. The Haro Strait, the U.S.-claimed boundary channel, as painted by James Madison Alden of the Northwest Boundary Survey, circa It was the calm and firm resolve of Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby that stopped the crisis from escalating. SAJH Image. Edgerton, Mrs.

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In the year that the two men worked together at the gunnery school, Fisher was greatly impressed with Jellicoe, and when Fisher was appointed chief-of-staff to Admiral Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby, he took Jellicoe with him as his own staff-officer ().Edmund John Phipps Hornby: Birthdate: Decem Death: Decem (89) Immediate Family: Son of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps Hornby GCB and Emily Frances Coles Father of Geoffrey H.

Phipps-Hornby, Sr. Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth: Last Updated: Ma Admiral is a senior rank of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, which equates to the NATO rank code OF-9, formally outranked only by the rank admiral of the rank of admiral is currently the highest rank to which an officer in the Royal Navy can be promoted, admiral of the fleet being used nowadays only for honorary promotions.