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Civil Servants in the Admiralty - Permanent Secretaries of the Admiralty, Raymond Chandler, George Tryon, Arthur Salter, 1st Baron Salter (Paperback) Loot Price: R306
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Civil Servants in the Admiralty - Permanent Secretaries of the Admiralty, Raymond Chandler, George Tryon, Arthur Salter, 1st...

Civil Servants in the Admiralty - Permanent Secretaries of the Admiralty, Raymond Chandler, George Tryon, Arthur Salter, 1st Baron Salter (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Permanent Secretaries of the Admiralty, Raymond Chandler, George Tryon, Arthur Salter, 1st Baron Salter, Robert Hamilton, Antonio Brady, Albert Beaumont Wood, Eugene Grebenik, Walter St David Jenkins, Harry Boot, David Monteath, George Chrystal, Edward Lee, James Masterton-Smith, Frederick Butler, Francis Dunnell, James Brooks, Samuel Watt, Charles Brigstocke, Harry Livesey, William Sarel. Excerpt: Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon, KCB (4 January 1832 - 22 June 1893) was a British admiral who died when his flagship HMS Victoria collided with HMS Camperdown during manoeuvres off Tripoli, Lebanon. Tryon was born at Bulwick Park, Northamptonshire, England, the third son of Thomas Tryon and his wife Anne Trollope. He had three brothers: the eldest, Thomas, joined the 7th Royal Fusiliers, fought at Alma and Inkerman and served through the Indian Mutiny. The second, Henry, passed through Sandhurst before joining the Rifle Brigade, fighting at Alma, Inkerman and Balaclava before being killed in an attack on Russian positions in 1854. George was the third son: the fourth, Richard, also served in the Rifle Brigade. George attended a preparatory school and then Eton College before becoming a naval cadet in 1848, two years older than usual, aged sixteen. The choice of a naval career was made by George himself, rather than his family. Other students reported him to be a quick learner with a wide breadth of knowledge, whether because of his natural ability or his longer period of education before joining the Navy George was described as 'a tall lanky lad nearly six feet high, full of spirits and fond of a lark' Bulwick Park, Northamptonshire, Tryon family homeNaval training at this time took place on board ship, and having obtained a nomination and passed the modest exams, he was posted to HMS Wellesley in spring 1848. Wellesley (C...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-73564-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-73564-5
Barcode: 9781156735640

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