William Codrington

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Rear-Admiral William Codrington, C.B. (21 February, 1832 – 29 July, 1888) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William M. Dowell
Captain of H.M.S. Hercules
17 Jan, 1874[1] – 25 Mar, 1876
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Bowden-Smith
Preceded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Admiralty
10 Apr, 1876[2]
Succeeded by
James E. Erskine
Preceded by
John O. Hopkins
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
21 Jun, 1881[3]
Succeeded by
John A. Fisher
Preceded by
John O. Hopkins
Captain Superintendent, Sheerness Dockyard
6 Apr, 1883 – 17 Jul, 1885
Succeeded by
Henry F. Nicholson
Preceded by
Sir William N. W. Hewett
Junior Naval Lord
1885 – 1886
Succeeded by
Sir James E. Erskine
Preceded by
George W. Watson
Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard
Apr, 1886 – Nov, 1887
Succeeded by
Edward Kelly


  1. The Monthly Navy List. (June, 1875). p. 150.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 7 April, 1876. Issue 28597, col F, p. 5.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 210.