Anthony Hoskins


Anthony Hoskins

Infobox Military Person
name =Anthony Hoskins
lived=1828 – 1901


caption =Admiral Sir Anthony Hoskins
placeofbirth =
placeofdeath =
allegiance= flagicon|United Kingdom United Kingdom
branch=
serviceyears= 1842 - 1893
battles=
rank = Admiral
commands=Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet
awards=GCB
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Admiral Sir Anthony Hiley Hoskins GCB (1828-1901), was a British naval officer who was First Sea Lord from 1891 to 1893.

Hoskins entered the Royal Navy in 1842. From 1860 to 1861 he served in South America as commander of HMS "Hecate". After serving in African waters and in the Far East, he commanded the HMS "Eclipse" on the North American station. Hoskins was senior officer of the Bahamas Division until late in 1870, when he was transferred to the Barbados Division. He was made a lord commissioner of the admiralty in 1880 and was Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet in 1889. From 1891, he became First Sea Lord.

References

* [http://www.pdavis.nl/ShowBiog.php?id=1233 Service record]


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