Edmund Grindall Festing

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Lieutenant Edmund Grindall Festing, ( – 26 September, 1913) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Had to be removed from command of the composite gunboat Decoy in early 1883 to be treated at Malta for delirium tremens.

Retired at his own request on 14 July 1855.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Evelyn W. Shirley
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
9 Jun, 1877[1] – 1879[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
John L. Burr
Preceded by
Arthur H. Boldero
Captain of H.M.S. Decoy
7 Aug, 1882[2] – Jan, 1883[3]
Succeeded by
Howard F. Hay

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 202.
  2. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1113. f. ?.
  3. Festing Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/1113. f. ?.