Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1870

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The following young men were accepted in the July 1870 term at Britannia following competitive examinations in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Herbert Edward Purey-Cust
  2. Cyril Henry Sandham
  3. Frederick St. Leger Luscombe
  4. John Ashworth Ashworth
  5. Sidney Gascoyne Cooper
  6. Lewis Ayshford Knight
  7. Robert Henry Gubbins
  8. Morris Edmund Loud Thompson
  9. Henry Culling Burrows
  10. Frank Massie Royds
  11. Thomas Frederick Winnington Ingram
  12. Arthut Thomas McMurrough Kavanagh
  13. Edward Hamilton Currey
  14. Egerton Bagot Byrd Levett
  15. Sackville Hamilton Carden
  16. Frederick Leeson
  17. Thomas Belhave Cochrane
  18. William Ricketts
  19. William Henry Fuller Taylor
  20. John Arthur Tuke
  21. Henry Coare Kingsford
  22. Prendergast Stuart Garde
  23. Lionel Grant Tufnell
  24. Harry MIchael Murphy
  25. Sydney Granville Randolph
  26. Edward Duke Hunt
  27. S. T. Vernour (not found at TNA or in Navy List of July 1873)
  28. Percy Stewart Fraser
  29. Gerald James Potter
  30. Gerald Francis Partridge
  31. Henry Russell Robinson
  32. Arthur Bruce Willson
  33. Frank John Thring
  34. Richard Henry Litle Risk
  35. G. K. Abercrombie (not found at TNA or in Navy List of July 1873)
  36. Herbert Whitmore Savory
  37. Charles Eden Dacres
  38. Edward Brace Turville Hall
  39. T. C. R. Nicolson (not found at TNA or in Navy List of July 1873)
  40. Francis William Dowell

The Navy List notes that the following Cadets have proximate dates of entry, inviting the belief that they were part of this term, but were delayed in joining, as was sometimes the case with Colonial Cadets.

  1. Harry Rivers, 6 August
  2. Mills O'Reilly Jarvis, 16 September
  3. H.S.H. Prince Volbrath Louis Charles von Lowentstein, 8 December

Beyond the Naval Cadetships, the following candidates were awarded Navigating Cadetships in this term:

  1. Lewis Bayly
  2. John Henry Waters Theed
  3. Arthur Ward Torlesse
  4. Thomas Henry Heming

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jun 25, 1870; pg. 11; Issue 26786.
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.