Angel Hope Freeman

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Lieutenant Angel Hope Freeman, R.N. (18 March, 1864 – 12 April, 1899) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Freeman distinguished himself by finishing first of forty-eight entrants to H.M.S. Britannia of July, 1877.

Freeman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 January, 1887.

He was appointed to the Tourmaline, he was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal for saving a petty officer named Roe from drowning off Barbados after a boat from Comus capsized during a regatta.[1]

Freeman was appointed to Tauranga for gunnery in 1897 and was killed while serving in her on 12 April, 1899 in an engagement "with rebels" at Samoa.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M. T.B. 69
11 Jul, 1889[2] – 18 Sep, 1889
Succeeded by


  1. "Obituary." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 13, 1899; pg. 10; Issue 35802.
  2. "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 6 July, 1889. Issue 32744, col D, p. 12.