Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of May, 1869

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Fifty-nine candidates vied for thirty-eight vacancies in the H.M.S. Britannia intake term of May, 1869. In order of merit, the successful candidates were:[1]

  1. Henry Athol Scudamore Stanhope
  2. Sam Rawson
  3. John Stanhope Clarke
  4. Henry Bridges Molesworth
  5. Henry Morton Tudor Jones
  6. Arthur Archibald Campbell Galloway
  7. Robert Bourchier Sherard Wrey
  8. George Trevor Spencer
  9. Edward Joseph Bain
  10. Stephen Samuel Gray
  11. Herbert Sayres Edmunds
  12. Edward Pardoe Powell
  13. Hugh Talbot
  14. Herbert Augustus Warren
  15. Alexander Lyon
  16. Frederick Fegarty Fegen
  17. Archibald Berkeley Milne
  18. Richard Henry Francis Wharton Wilson
  19. Francis George Theodore Cole
  20. Thomas Henry Fisher
  21. Herries Sholts Douglas
  22. William Francis Gunn
  23. Robert Henry Simpson Stokes
  24. A. C. Sherrard (not found at TNA; I have no good guess)
  25. Ian Reidhaven Grant
  26. Henry Charles John Bunbury
  27. Bulstrode Whitelocke Cumberlege
  28. Walter Stuart Smith
  29. Terence Hugh Galloway O'Brien
  30. Harold Charrington
  31. Charles Hope Robertson
  32. Walter Vernon Anson
  33. Herbert Bayley Dillon
  34. Henry Anketell
  35. James Weston Litle (as "Litleton")
  36. Henry Bruce Wroughton
  37. John Rodd Childs
  38. George Grey Haswell

Additionally, fourteen candidates for cadetships for navigating duties produced seven winners in the following order of merit:

  1. Charles Chimmo Jeffery
  2. Stanley Alfred Brooke Burney
  3. Henry William Steele
  4. George Herbert King
  5. John Frederick Mills
  6. James Calrow Coyle
  7. Campbell George Sawers (as "Sawer" in the source)

Information in the source article about their preparation is omitted here.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Cadetships" The Hampshire Advertiser, (Southampton, England) 17 April, 1869. p. 8.
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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.