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[[Admiral (Royal Navy)|Admiral]] '''Henry Coare Kingsford''', Royal Navy, Retired (7 January, 1858, – 1 March, 1941) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]].
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[[Admiral (Royal Navy)|Admiral]] '''Henry Coare Kingsford''', Royal Navy, Retired (7 January, 1858  – 1 March, 1941) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]].
  
Kingsford was advanced to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 2 July, 1917.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30161/pages/6550 no. 30161.  p. 6550.]  3 July, 1917.</ref>
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==Early Life & Career==
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Kingsford was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 23 June, 1880.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24858/pages/2646 no. 24858.  p. 2646.]  25 June, 1880.</ref>
  
==Footnotes==
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On 1 September, 1884, he was appointed to the Junior Staff of [[H.M.S. Cambridge (Gunnery Training School)|H.M.S. ''Cambridge'']], gunnery ship at Devonport.{{NLDec84|p. 254}}
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Kingsford was appointed to {{UK-Imperieuse}} on 29 March 1891.  He was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 1 January, 1894<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26471/pages/7581 no. 26471.  p. 7581.]  29 December, 1893.</ref> and re-appointed to his ship as first and gunnery officer, in lieu of a Lieutenant.
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==Captain==
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Kingsford was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1899.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27099/pages/4345 no. 27099.  p. 4345.]  14 July, 1899.</ref>
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In March 1902, he assumed command of the {{UK-1Furious|f=t}}.
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On 23 April 1903, he he was given the reins of the {{UK-1Hermes|f=t}}.<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}}  f. 749.</ref>
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He served as captain of {{UK-Goliath}} from May 1905.
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==Flag Rank==
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Kingsford was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 5 November, 1908, vice [[Alfred Leigh Winsloe|Winsloe]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28193/pages/8028 no. 28193.  p. 8028.]  6 November, 1908.</ref>
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In accordance with the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 8 December, 1903]], Kingsford was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 7 March, 1912,<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28589/pages/1828 no. 28589.  p. 1828.]  12 March, 1912.</ref> citing ill-health.<ref>ADM 196/38.  f. 749.</ref>  He was advanced to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 10 February, 1914,<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28801/pages/1176 no. 28801.  p. 1176.]  13 February, 1914.</ref> and to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 2 July, 1917.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30161/pages/6550 no. 30161.  p. 6550.]  3 July, 1917.</ref>
  
 
==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
 
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*"Admiral H. C. Kingsford" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 4 March, 1941.  Issue '''48865''', col E, pg. 7.
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*"Admiral H. C. Kingsford" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 4 March, 1941.  Issue '''48865''', col E, p. 7.
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==Papers==
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*[http://collections.rmg.co.uk/archive/objects/465556.html Uncatalogued papers in the possession of the National Maritime Museum.]
 
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==Service Records==
 
==Service Records==
 
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7894369&queryType=1&resultcount=2 ADM 196/38.]
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*{{TNA|ADM 196/87.|D8115302}}
*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7905746&queryType=1&resultcount=2 ADM 196/20.]
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*{{TNA|ADM 196/38.|D7578903}}
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*{{TNA|ADM 196/20.|D7590269}}
 
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[[Category:1858 births|Kingsford]]
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[[Category:1941 deaths|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Charles Elsden Gladstone|Charles E. Gladstone]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Fearless (1886)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Fearless'']]'''<br>11 Jul, 1898{{NLOct98|p. 249}}<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Henry Robert Peel Floyd, Fourth Baronet|Henry R. P. Floyd]]'''}}
[[Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of July, 1870|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Charles Hope Robertson|Charles H. Robertson]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Brilliant (1891)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Brilliant'']]'''<br>16 Jul, 1901<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Hugh Pigot Williams|Hugh P. Williams]]'''}}
[[Category:Royal Navy Gunnery Officers|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Frederick Tower Hamilton|Frederick T. Hamilton]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Furious (1896)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Furious'']]'''<br>3 Mar, 1902<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref> &ndash; 24 Feb, 1903<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Henry Loftus Tottenham|Henry L. Tottenham]]'''}}
[[Category:Commanding Officers of H.M.S. Fearless (1886)|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Frank Hannam Henderson|Frank H. Henderson]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Hermes (1898)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Hermes'']]'''<br>23 Apr, 1903<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}}  f. 749.</ref>{{NLOct04|p. 325}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Francis Evelyn Massy-Dawson|Francis E. Massy-Dawson]]'''}}
[[Category:Commanding Officers of H.M.S. Furious (1896)|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Hugh Pigot Williams|Hugh P. Williams]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Goliath (1898)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Goliath'']]'''<br>9 May, 1905{{NLJun06|p. 320}}<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref> &ndash; Oct, 1906{{INF}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Robert Hathorn Johnston Stewart|Robert H. Johnston Stewart]]'''}}
[[Category:Commanding Officers of H.M.S. Hermes (1898)|Kingsford]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[John Denison|John Denison]]'''|'''[[Pembroke Royal Dockyard|Captain Superintendent, Pembroke Dockyard]]'''<br>1 Oct, 1906<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 6 September, 1906.  Issue '''38118''', col D, p. 4.</ref><ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref> &ndash; 5 Dec, 1908<ref>Kingsford Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38.}} f. 749.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Godfrey Harry Brydges Mundy|Godfrey H. B. Mundy]]'''}}
[[Category:Commanding Officers of H.M.S. Goliath (1898)|Kingsford]]
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[[Category:Captain Superintendents of Pembroke Dockyard|Kingsford]]
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[[Category:Royal Navy Flag Officers|Kingsford]]
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==Footnotes==
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Latest revision as of 08:55, 1 November 2019

Admiral Henry Coare Kingsford, Royal Navy, Retired (7 January, 1858 – 1 March, 1941) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Kingsford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 23 June, 1880.[1]

On 1 September, 1884, he was appointed to the Junior Staff of H.M.S. Cambridge, gunnery ship at Devonport.[2]

Kingsford was appointed to Imperieuse on 29 March 1891. He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1894[3] and re-appointed to his ship as first and gunnery officer, in lieu of a Lieutenant.

Captain

Kingsford was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1899.[4]

In March 1902, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Furious.

On 23 April 1903, he he was given the reins of the second class protected cruiser Hermes.[5]

He served as captain of Goliath from May 1905.

Flag Rank

Kingsford was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 November, 1908, vice Winsloe.[6]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, Kingsford was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 7 March, 1912,[7] citing ill-health.[8] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 10 February, 1914,[9] and to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 2 July, 1917.[10]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral H. C. Kingsford" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 4 March, 1941. Issue 48865, col E, p. 7.

Papers

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Gladstone
Captain of H.M.S. Fearless
11 Jul, 1898[11][12]
Succeeded by
Henry R. P. Floyd
Preceded by
Charles H. Robertson
Captain of H.M.S. Brilliant
16 Jul, 1901[13]
Succeeded by
Hugh P. Williams
Preceded by
Frederick T. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
3 Mar, 1902[14] – 24 Feb, 1903[15]
Succeeded by
Henry L. Tottenham
Preceded by
Frank H. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
23 Apr, 1903[16][17]
Succeeded by
Francis E. Massy-Dawson
Preceded by
Hugh P. Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Goliath
9 May, 1905[18][19] – Oct, 1906[Inference]
Succeeded by
Robert H. Johnston Stewart
Preceded by
John Denison
Captain Superintendent, Pembroke Dockyard
1 Oct, 1906[20][21] – 5 Dec, 1908[22]
Succeeded by
Godfrey H. B. Mundy

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24858. p. 2646. 25 June, 1880.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1884). p. 254.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26471. p. 7581. 29 December, 1893.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27099. p. 4345. 14 July, 1899.
  5. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28193. p. 8028. 6 November, 1908.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28589. p. 1828. 12 March, 1912.
  8. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 28801. p. 1176. 13 February, 1914.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 30161. p. 6550. 3 July, 1917.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 249.
  12. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  13. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  14. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  15. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  16. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 325.
  18. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 320.
  19. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  20. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 6 September, 1906. Issue 38118, col D, p. 4.
  21. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.
  22. Kingsford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 749.