Henry Coey Kane

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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]

Kane was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 26 December, 1897, vice Duckworth-King.[2] 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.[3]

He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 8 February, 1907.[4]

On the occasion of King George V's coronation he was knighted and promoted Knight Commander in the Order of the Bath (K.C.B) on 19 June, 1911.[5]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 24413. p. 502. 2 February, 1877.
  2. London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  3. London Gazette: no. 27114. p. 5520. 5 September, 1899.
  4. London Gazette: no. 27993. p. 899. 8 February, 1907.
  5. 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 Offices
Preceded by
Compton E. Domvile
Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes
1894 – 1897
Succeeded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys