Angel Hope Freeman
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.
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.
- Service Records
- Obituary. The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 13, 1899; pg. 10; Issue 35802.
- "Obituary." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 13, 1899; pg. 10; Issue 35802.
- "Naval Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 6 July, 1889. Issue 32744, col D, p. 12.