Charles Ludovic Darley Waddilove

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Admiral Charles Ludovic Darley Waddilove, Royal Navy (13 May, 1828 – 17 October, 1896) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Waddilove was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 31 December, 1877, vice Hay.[1] On 5 June, 1879, he was appointed Second-in-Command of the Channel Squadron, flying his flag in the Agincourt.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 April, 1884, vice Hillyar.[3]

Waddilove was appointed Commander-in-Chief at the Nore on 1 July, 1887.[4] He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 May, 1888, vice Phipps Hornby.[5] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List on 13 May, 1893.[6]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
H.S.H. Ernest, Prince of Leiningen
Commander-in-Chief at the Nore
1 Jul, 1887 – 1888
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Lethbridge

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24537. p. 2. 1 January, 1878.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1880). p. 188.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25338. p. 1562. 4 April, 1884.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 187.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 25816. p. 2766. 15 May, 1888.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 26405. p. 3001. 23 May, 1893.