Hilary Gustavus Andoe

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Admiral SIR Hilary Gustavus Andoe, K.C.B., Royal Navy (19 February, 1841 – 11 February, 1905) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the latter half of the 19th Century and first few years of the 20th.

Life & Career

Andoe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 13 March, 1861.

In 1869, Andoe was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Bronze Medal for saving life from drowning.[1]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 5 February, 1872, Andoe was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 6 February of that year.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 25 March, 1878.[3]

Andoe was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1894.[4] In July, he was appointed as an umpire in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1894.

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral dated 20 November, 1899, vice Vander-Meulen.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, Andoe was placed on the Retired List on 19 February, 1901.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 June, 1904.[7]

Andoe was knighted and appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 26 June, 1902.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir H. G. Andoe" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 13 February, 1905. Issue 37629, col B, p. 4.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles F. Hotham
Captain of H.M.S. Alexandra
24 Sep, 1885[9] – 2 Mar, 1886
Succeeded by
George T. H. Boyes
Preceded by
Joseph E. M. Wilson
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Impregnable
1 Apr, 1886[10] – 18 Sep, 1889
Succeeded by
Robert H. Harris
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of the Medway Fleet Reserve
29 Jul, 1890[11] – 1 Aug, 1891
Succeeded by
Swinton C. Holland
Preceded by
?
Captain of Chatham Dockyard Reserve
1 Aug, 1891[12] – 15 Jul, 1893
Succeeded by
The Rt. Hon. Lord Charles Beresford
Preceded by
George D. Morant
Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard
2 Sep, 1895[13] – 2 Sep, 1899
Succeeded by
Swinton C. Holland

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1876). p. 458.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 23826. p. 510. 9 February, 1872.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 24569. p. 2394. 5 April, 1878.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26471. p. 7580. 29 December, 1893.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27139. p. 7929. 28 November, 1899.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27288. p. 1350. 22 February, 1901.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27692. p. 4259. 5 July, 1904.
  8. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27448. p. 4189. 26 June, 1902.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 193.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 248.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 241.
  12. Andoe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 30.
  13. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 6.