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Hope, Charles, Admiral (1798-1854)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 HPE
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Hope, Charles, Admiral (1798-1854)
Date(s): 19th century
Level of description: Collection

Name of creator(s): Hope | Charles | 1798-1854 | Admiral


Administrative/Biographical history:

Hope entered the Navy in 1811. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1817 and to commander in 1822 and commanded the BRISK, Nore, 1824 to 1826. He was promoted to captain in 1826. Between 1830 and 1834 he commanded the TYNE, South America. From January to July 1835 he commanded the DUBLIN, fitting out at Plymouth. Between 1841 and 1845 he was Senior Officer at Chusan during the First China War. He was made Superintendant of Sheerness Dockyard and captain of the MONARCH, guardship of the ordinary at Sheerness, 1851 to 1854. He was promoted to Rear Admiral and died in 1854.


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Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

All, except HPE/2 and HPE/5, are from the old uncatalogued and were presented by Admiral Sir George Hope.

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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