Augustus Phillimore

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Admiral SIR Augustus Phillimore, K.C.B. (24 May, 1822 – 25 November, 1897) served in the Royal Navy.

His son, Richard Fortescue Phillimore, would command capital ships in the Great War and later also achieve the rank of Admiral.

Life & Career

Phillimore was promoted to the rank of Commander in 1852.

Phillimore was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1855.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry Chads
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
Jan, 1876 – late 1876
Succeeded by
William M. Dowell
Preceded by
Sir J. Walter Tarleton
Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves
13 Nov, 1876[1]
Succeeded by
H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh


  1. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 5.