James Brant

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Commander James Brant, R.N., Retired (20 May, 1850 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Brant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 December, 1874.

In February, 1887, Brant stranded Firm on the Northumbrian Coast, for which he was severely reprimanded by a Court Martial.

Brant was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 20 May, 1895.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George Izat
Captain of H.M.S. Firm
1 Jul, 1886[1] – 15 Mar, 1889
Succeeded by
William H. Somerset


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 208.