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==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Kane was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} with seniority of 22 January, 1877.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24413/pages/502 no. 24413.  p. 502.]  2 February, 1877.</ref>
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Kane was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} with seniority of 22 January, 1877.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24413/pages/502 no. 24413.  p. 502.]  2 February, 1877.</ref>
  
For services rendered during the operations in Egypt Kane was specially promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} with seniority of 18 November, 1882.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25169/pages/5173 no. 25169.  p. 5173.]  17 November, 1882.</ref>
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For services rendered during the operations in Egypt Kane was specially promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} with seniority of 18 November, 1882.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25169/pages/5173 no. 25169.  p. 5173.]  17 November, 1882.</ref>
  
 
In 1889, while captain of the cruiser [[H.M.S. Calliope (1884)|''Calliope'']], Kane expertly extricated her from a Pacific anchorage as it was besieged by a cyclone.
 
In 1889, while captain of the cruiser [[H.M.S. Calliope (1884)|''Calliope'']], Kane expertly extricated her from a Pacific anchorage as it was besieged by a cyclone.
  
On the occasion of the Queen's birthday Kane was appointed an Ordinary Member, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 30 May, 1891.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26167/pages/2921 no. 26167.  p. 2921.]  30 May, 1891.</ref>  
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On the occasion of the Queen's birthday Kane was appointed an Ordinary Member, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 30 May, 1891.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26167/pages/2921 no. 26167.  p. 2921.]  30 May, 1891.</ref>  
  
Kane was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 26 December, 1897, vice [[Richard Duckworth-King|Duckworth-King]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26924/pages/7854 no. 26924.  p. 7854.]  31 December, 1897.</ref>  In accordance with the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 22 February, 1870|Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870]], [[Order in Council of 5 August, 1875|5 August, 1875]], and [[Order in Council of 26 June, 1886|26 June, 1886]], he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 25 August, 1899.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27114/pages/5520 no. 27114.  p. 5520.]  5 September, 1899.</ref>
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Kane was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 26 December, 1897, vice [[Richard Duckworth-King|Duckworth-King]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26924/pages/7854 no. 26924.  p. 7854.]  31 December, 1897.</ref>  In accordance with the provisions of the [[Order in Council of 22 February, 1870|Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870]], [[Order in Council of 5 August, 1875|5 August, 1875]], and [[Order in Council of 26 June, 1886|26 June, 1886]], he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 25 August, 1899.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27114/pages/5520 no. 27114.  p. 5520.]  5 September, 1899.</ref>
  
He was advanced to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 30 May, 1903,<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27561/pages/3576 no. 27561.  p. 3576.]  5 June, 1903.</ref> and to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 8 February, 1907.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27993/pages/899 no. 27993.  p. 899.]  8 February, 1907.</ref>
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He was advanced to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 30 May, 1903,<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27561/pages/3576 no. 27561.  p. 3576.]  5 June, 1903.</ref> and to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 8 February, 1907.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27993/pages/899 no. 27993.  p. 899.]  8 February, 1907.</ref>
  
On the occasion of King George V's coronation he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 19 June, 1911.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28505/supplements/4588 (Supplement) no. 28505.  p. 4588.]  19 June, 1911.</ref>
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On the occasion of King George V's coronation he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 19 June, 1911.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28505/supplements/4588 (Supplement) no. 28505.  p. 4588.]  19 June, 1911.</ref>
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 17:08, 24 September 2012

Admiral SIR Henry Coey Kane, K.C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (15 December, 1843 – 30 January, 1917) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Kane was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 22 January, 1877.[1]

For services rendered during the operations in Egypt Kane was specially promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 18 November, 1882.[2]

In 1889, while captain of the cruiser Calliope, Kane expertly extricated her from a Pacific anchorage as it was besieged by a cyclone.

On the occasion of the Queen's birthday Kane was appointed an Ordinary Member, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 30 May, 1891.[3]

Kane was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 26 December, 1897, vice Duckworth-King.[4] In accordance with the provisions of the Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870, 5 August, 1875, and 26 June, 1886, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 25 August, 1899.[5]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 30 May, 1903,[6] and to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 8 February, 1907.[7]

On the occasion of King George V's coronation he was appointed an Additional Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 19 June, 1911.[8]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24413. p. 502. 2 February, 1877.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25169. p. 5173. 17 November, 1882.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26167. p. 2921. 30 May, 1891.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27114. p. 5520. 5 September, 1899.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27561. p. 3576. 5 June, 1903.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27993. p. 899. 8 February, 1907.
  8. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28505. p. 4588. 19 June, 1911.

Bibliography

  • "The Hero of H.M.S. Calliope" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 1 February, 1917. Issue 41391, col F, pg. 3.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Compton E. Domvile
Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes
1894 – 1897
Succeeded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys
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