William Houston Stewart

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Admiral SIR William Houston Stewart, G.C.B., R.N. (7 September, 1822 – 13 November, 1901) served in the Royal Navy in the nineteenth century.

Life & Career

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 June, 1842.

In 1845, Stewart was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Silver Medal for saving life from drowning.[1]

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 17 May, 1848.

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 9 July, 1854.

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 April, 1870.

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 12 November, 1876.

Stewart was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 23 November, 1881.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
The Hon. James R. Drummond
Admiral Superintendent, Devonport Dockyard
5 Jun, 1870 – 20 Nov, 1871
Succeeded by
William King-Hall
Preceded by
Astley Cooper Key
Admiral Superintendent, Portsmouth Dockyard
20 Nov, 1871 – 29 Apr, 1872
Succeeded by
Fitzgerald A. C. Foley

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 579.