Harry Woodfall Brent

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Vice-Admiral Harry Woodfall Brent, R.N. (19 August, 1834 – 27 February, 1911) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

During the span 1867-1870, Brent was commander in Bellerophon.

Brent was promoted to the rank of Captain on 27 April, 1875.

Brent was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 August, 1890.

Brent was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 9 November, 1896.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Director of H.M. Indian Marine
1876 – 1883
Succeeded by
John Hext
Preceded by
Nathaniel Bowden-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Amethyst
5 Jul, 1883[1] – 17 Sep, 1885[2]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert G. Douglas
Captain of H.M.S. Hercules
21 Sep, 1885[3]
Succeeded by
Claude E. Buckle
Preceded by
Sir Francis W. Sullivan, Bart.
Director of Transports
20 Aug, 1888[4] – 20 Aug, 1896[5]
Succeeded by
Sir Bouverie F. Clark

Footnotes

  1. William Loney RN
  2. William Loney RN
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 215.
  4. Brent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/401.
  5. Brent Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/401.