James Edward Hunter

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Captain (retired) James Edward Hunter, (11 March, 1834 – 18 October, [year illegible]) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hunter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 December, 1855.

Hunter was promoted to the rank of Commander on 16 August, 1863.

In 1867, Hunter was awarded the Royal Humane Society's Silver Medal.[1]

Hunter was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Captain on 1 October, 1873.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Spencer P. Brett
Captain of H.M.S. Vestal
9 Mar, 1868[2] – 22 Jun, 1871
Succeeded by
Henry Hand


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 577.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1869). p. 221.