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Fairy, ac yacht, tender to Victoria and Albert

yacht, Portsmouth. Falcon. 17, sc. Com. H. Campion, 1855, North

America and Weat Indies. Firefly 4, st-v. Com. G. IT. Day, 1855, Coast of

Africa, Krs», at gunbt.. Lieut-Com. B. G. W. Nloolaa 1849, East Indies. «•">"•,

Fiaguard, 41, Commodore J. Shepherd, 1840

Woolwich. Forester, 2. eo. gunbt, Lieut-Com. A. J. Innes,

1853, East Indies. Formidable, 84, Capt J. J. Tucker, 1888, Sheer

ties a. Fiona, 16, Com. L. W. Peyton (acting), Cape of

Good Hope. Furious, 16, at-vee., Capt 8. Osburn, C.B., 1855,

East Indies. Fury, 6, at-v., Com. C. T. Leckie, 1854, East

Indies. Ssyser, 6. st-v.. Com. A. Tower, 1854, Cape of Good Hope. Gladiator, 4, at-v., Capt C. F. Httlyar, 1852, Me

diterraneMi. Gorgon,6, st.-vesael, Com. G. W. Towaey, 1858,

Mediterranean. Harpy, 1, st-vessel, Lt-Com. G. A. Brine, 1845,

Mediterranean. Harrier, 16, screw. Com. 8. H. Derriman, 1854, South America. Hastings, 60, screw,Captain W. E. Mends, C.B

1852, Coast Guard. Haughty, 2, Bc gunboat Lieut-Com. R. V. Hamilton, 1W51, East Indies. Harannah, 19, Caipt T. Harvey, 1848, PacUc Hswae, 60. st, Capt J. Wilcox, C.B., I850,

Coast Guard service. Hecate, 6, st-v. Com. G. F. Burgess, 1854, Coast

of Africa. Hacla, 6. at-v., Com. E. D'O. D'A. Aplin, 1853.

Coast of Africa. Herald. 8. eurv.-»esMl, Capt II. M. Denham.

1846, South Seas. Henose,6, st-v., Com-W. E. A. Gordon, 1854,

Coast of Africa. H«esr, at store-sit, Master-Coin. Hill, Woolwich. Hilwmia, tec-ship, Kear-Admiral the Hon. Sir M. Stopford, K-CBw, Captain F. Warden. C.&. 1845, Malta. Highflyer, 21, ac, Capt. C. F. A Sluidwell, C.B.,

1858, East Indies. Himalaya, se. atore-ship, Com. W. H. Haswell,

1830, East Indies. Hague, 60, Rear-Adm. Sir H D. Chads, K.C.B., Captain J. Fulford, 1848, Queenstown. H.TiK-<,17, st, Com. C. C. Forsyth, 1849, East

Indies. Bistrtons, 72, Captain R. Harris, 1849. Portam. taaura. 72, Commodore H. KelIett,C.B., rec

shin, Jamaica. Impliwable, 72, Capt. A. Lowe, 1845, Devonport Itapresnable, 104, Admiral Sir W. Parker, Bart,

O.C.B.. Cap*. Devonport

looVaUpible, 50, Rear-Admiral W. I. H. John- atone, Capt T. Hope, 1852, South America.

"*s. 78, Rear-Admiral Sir H. Stewart, K.C.B., Cant J. C. D. Hay, 1850, North America and West Indies.

Indn»try, it-v. 2, atore-ship, Master-Com. G.J.

Hodges, 1841, particular service. Indelible, 6, steam-vessel, Com. K. Corbet, 1841, East Indies. Intrepid, 6, Com. W. Wood, 1854, North America and Weat Indies. ■na. 28, Cspt W. Loring, C.B., 1848, Australia, 'ackal, at-v., Lieut-Com. C. T. W. G. Cerjat,

1M6, particular service. Jaraa, ac gunboat Lieut-Com. W. H. Jones,

1s52, East Indies, 'oso. as. Capt S. G. Fremantle, 1842. Australia.

U. 8. ILto., No. 342, May, 1857

Kestrel, sc. gunbt, Lieut-Com. W. H. Rason

1855, Devonport Lee, so. gunbt., Lieut-Com. W. Graham, 1849

Devonport. i

Locust, 3, st-v., Lieut-Com. J. B. Field, 1846. Sheeruess.'

Lyux, 4, screw gun-vessel, Com. R. B. Oldfleld 1855, Mediterranean,'

Madagascar, receiving ship, Com. E. M. Leicester, 1806. Rio Janeiro. Maiander, 44, Capt the Hon. J. R. Drummond

C.U., 1846, Coast Guard service. Magicienne, 16, at-vessel, dipt N. Vansittart. 1654, Pacino.'Majestic, 61, so., Capt. J. Hope, 1838, Medlt. llalacoa, 17, st-v., Captain A. Farquhar, 1849 Mediterranean.'

Mariner, 12, Com. W. R. G. Palliser, 1855, Weat

IndiesMedina, st-ves., 4, Capt T. A. B. Spratt C.B. 1855, Mediterranean. Medusa, 4, steam-vessel, Com. W. Bowden, 1854 Coast of Africa.'

Megasra, 6, so., Com. G. T. M. Purvis (b'., 185*

particular service. Melampua, 42, Capt L. G. Heath, C.B., 1854, Coast Guard serviee. * Melville, 72; Commander H. Trollope, 1852,

Portsmouth. Merlin, 4, at-v., Com. C. W. Buckley, 1856

Coast of Afrioa. Minden, store-ship, Mast-Com. H. T. Ellis, 1848,

Hong Kong. Monarch, 84, Hear-Adm. H. W. Bruce. Cant O.

E. Patey, 1851, Pacific. Monkey, steam-tug, Sec. Mas. G. Syndercomba

(acting), Woolwich. Myrmidon, 4, st-ves., Lieut-Com. E. W. Shaw

1852, Coast of Africa.'

Naiad, 42, store-ship, Mas.-Com. W. W. Dillon

1s43. Callao.'

Nankin, 50, Capt the Hon. K. Stewart, 1342

Ivist Indies.'

Nautilus, 6 Lieut-Com. W. B. Grant, 1852, ap

prentice ship, Devonport Nereus, 42, store-depot, Mast-Com. J. C Barlow, 1885, Valparaiso. Niger, 14, sc Capt. ihe Hon. A. A. Cochrane

1854, East Indies. Nimrod, 6, sc,Com. R. Dew, 1854, East Indies. Oberon, 3, st-v., Lieut..Com.

Woolwich.

OpoHHim. 2, sc. gunbt, Lieut-Com. C. A. Campbell, ld52, East Indies. Orion, 91, screw, Capt J. E. Erskine, 1838,

West Indies and North America *

Oaprey, 4, screw, Com. H. J. Blomrield, 1855.

Mediterranean.

Ottor, 8, st-v., Lieut-Com. C. H. Simpson, 1848

particular service.'

Pearl, 20, sc, Capt. E. S. Sotheby, 1852, E. Inds.

Pembroke, 80, Capt. J. Fraser, C.B. 1841

Coast Guard service. ''Penelope, 16, at-vessel, Capt. Sir W. 8. Wiseman

Bart, 1854, Coast of Africa. Perseverance, 2, troop-sh., Com. J. W. D. M'Do

nald, 1855, particular service. Pigmy, 3, st, Lieut-Com. part. service.

Pioneer, 6, sc, Com. G. P. Mends, 1854, West

Indies. Pique, 40, Capt Sir F. W. E. Nioolson, Bart

1848. East Indies. Plover, 2, sc gunbt, Lieut-Com. K. Stewart,

1855, East Indies. Plumper, 9, screw, Capt G. H. Richards, 1854

Pacific'

Pluto, 4, st,-v., Lieut-Com. W. Swinburn, 1848.

Coast of Africa. Porcupine, 3, st-ves., Capt. H. C. Otter, 1854

surveying.'

President, 50, Capt. C. Frederick, 1842, Pacino

L Princess Charlototte, 104, Capt G. St Viuoeut

King, C.B., 1841, Portsmouth. Princess Royal, 91, sc, Capt. Q. Giffard, C.B.,

1845,particular service. Prometheus, 5, st.-vessel, Com. C. W. Hope,

1854, Coast of Africa. Racehorse, 14, Com. E. K. Barnard, 1852, East

Indies. Raleigh, 51), Captain the Hon. H. Keppel, C.B., 1837, East Indies. Recruit, 6, st-v., Com. H. F. M'Killopp, 1855,

Mediterranean. Retribution, 28, st.-vessel, Capt. C. Barker, 1850, South America. Hhadunantb.ua, 4, st-ves., Mas.-Com. W. L.

Browne, 1831, particular service. Rifleman, 8, screw, Lieut-Corn. H. Christian, 1849, S. E. Coast of America. Rolla, 6, Lt-Coni. C. G. Nelson, 1854, Portsmouth. Royal Albert, 121, sc, Rear-Admiral Edmund Lord Lyons, G.C B., K.C.H.; dipt. W. R.

Mends, C.B., 1852, MedileiTauean. Royal William, 120. Rr.-Ad. Sir J. H.Plumridge,

K.C.B., Capt. F. Huilon,1844, Devonport. St Vincent, 102, Rear-Admiral W. F. Martin,

Capt. G. A. Eliott, 1K-I8, Portsmouth. Sampsou, u, st-v., Capt. G. S. Hand, 1852, Eost

Indies. Sanspareil, 71, sc, Capt. A. C. Key, C.B., 1850,

East Indies. Sappho, 12, Capt F. Moresby, 1854, Coast of

Saracen, 4,'Mast-Com. 3. Richards, 1837, E. I. Satellite, sc, 21, Cupt. J. C. Prevost, 1856, Pacific

Saturn, 72, Capt- Sup. R. Smart, K.H., 1837, Pembroke.

Scourge, 6, st.-v., Commo. J. Adams, 1854, Coast of Africa.

Shannon, 51, sc, Captain W. Peel, C.B., 1849, East Indies.

Simoom, 8, sc, Com. ,1. M. Cooke, 1862, particular service.

Siren, 16, Com. J. H. Selwyn, 1851, S. America.

Snake, 6, screw, Com. J. E. Coinmeiell, 1855, Mediterranean. , . ,„

Southampton, 50, Capt E. P. Charlewood, 185o, • Coast Guard service.

Spartan. 26, Capt. Sir W. Hoste, Bart, 1848.E. Indies.

Sphinx, j3, st-ves., Capt A. P. E. Wilmot C.B.,

1854, particular service.

Spiteful, 6, st-ves., Com. F. H. Shortt, 1854,

Mediterranean. Spy, 8, Lt-Coin. A.Luckraft, 1846, S. America. Starling, sc gunbt, Lieut-Com. A. J. Villiers,

1855, East Indies.

Staunch, 2, sc. gunbt, Lt-Com.L.Wildman,1854,

East Indies. Supply, 2, storc-sh., Mast-Com. W. H. Balleston,

1845, Mediterranean. Surprise, 4, so., Com. S. G. Creswell, 18o4,

Devonport

Swallow, 8, screw, Com. C. L. Waddilove, 1855,

Mediterranean. Sybille, 40, Commo. the Hon. C. G. J. B. Elliot

1841, East Indies. Tartar, 20, sc, Capt H. Dunlop, 1850, W. Indies

and N. America. Tartarus, 4, st, Com. A. L. Mansell, 1855,

Mediterranean. Teozer, 3, screw, I.ieut-Com. W. H. White,

1849, Coast of Alrica. Tennagant, 24, st-vessel,

Weatludies. Tortoise, 12, store-ship, Captain G. A. Seymour,

1854, Ascension. Transit, sc store-ship, Com. E. Chambers,

1854, East Indies.

Tribune, 30, screw, Captain-H. E. Edgell, t.B.,

1846, East Iudies. ,

Trident, 6, st-v., Com. F. A. Close, 1854, Coast of

Trincomalee, 24, Capt W.Houston, 1847, Pacific, Urgent, screw store-ship, Com. C. G. Phillips,

1848, particular service. Vesuvius, 6, steam-vessel, Capt C. Wise, lBii,

Woolwich. Victor, 6, sc, Com. A. F. R. De Horsey, 1853, North America and West Indies. Victoria and Albert, 2, steam-yacht Captain the Hon. J. Denman, 1841, Portsmouth. Victory, 101, Vice-Adm. Sir G. F. Seymour, K.C.B., G C.H., Capt G. H. Seymour, C.B.,

1844, Portsmouth. Vigilant, 4, so., Com. W. Armytage, I85o, Mediterranean. Viper, 6, screw, Mediterranean. Virago, 6, st-v., H. V. Haggard, 1855, South East Coast of America „

Vixen, 6, st-ves., Com. G. T. Mecuam, 1854

particular service ,.

Volcano, 3, st-ves., Master-Com. J. M. Hockley,

1855, Portsmouth.

Vulcan, 6, screw troop-ship, Com. J. H. mm eaux, 1856, particular service. Vulture, 6, st-v.. Capt F. A. Campbell, 1854, Mediterranean. - iQu

Wanderer, 4, screw, Com. 3. P. Luce, 10*1, Mediterranean. ,-, - ..

Wasp, 13, sc, Com. F. H. Stirling, 1854, South America. „ _ „ -— „

Watahful, sc gunbt, Lieut Com. J. H. \, hitshed, 1M54, Devonport. Waterloo, 120, Vice-Admiral Hon. W Gordon, Captain Lord F. H. Kerr, 1852, slieerness

Wellesley, 72, Captain-Superintendent G. Guiasmith, C.B., 1842, Cl'ailara.

Weser, at ge.-bt, Com. C. A. Wise, 185o, Mediterranean. , -.., _

Winchester, 50, Captain T. Wilson, 1853, E.I. Woodcock, sc.gunbt, Lieut-Com. E. J. Pollard, 1855, Devonport

Wrangler, 4, screw gun-vessel, IJeut-Com. J. H. Marryat, 1855, Mediterranean.

PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS. ROYAL NAVY.

ADMIRALTY, Mahch 25.

The following promotions, dated the 19th instant, consequent on the death of Vice-Admiral of the Blue Sir Joshua Ricketts Rowley, Bart, on the 18th instant, have this day taken place:—

Rear-Admiral the Right Hon. George Anson Lord Byron on Reserved Halfpay List, to be Vice-Admiral on the same list.

Rear-Admiral of the Red the Right Hon. Edmund Lord Lyons, G.C.B. (holding the temporary rank of Admiral), to be Vice-Admiral of the Blue.

Rear-Admiral of the White the Hon. Sir Richard Saunders Dundas, K.C.B., to be Rear-Admiral of the Red.

Rear Admiral of the Blue Sir Stephen Lushington, K.C.B., to be RearAdmiral of the White.

Captain Henry Dundas Trotter, Captain Sir George Back, Captain William Hillyar, to be Rear-Admirals on the Reserved Half-pay List.

Captain Henry John Codrington, C.B., to be Rear-Admiral of the Blue.

Captain James Burney and Captain James Morgan have also been promoted to be Retired Rear-Admirals on the terms proposed in the London Gazette of the 1st September, 1840, without increase of pay.

ADMIRALTY, March 31. Bhevet. Corps of Royal Marines—With reference to Her Majesty's Order in Council of the 13th September, 1854, Colonel Commandant Joseph Child, on Retired Full-pay, to be Major-General, the rank being honorary only.

ADMIRALTY, April 1. Corps of Royal Marines—Colonel Second Commandant Thomas Peard Bwyer to be Colonel Commandant, vice Childs, retired on Full-pay; Lieut. Colonel John Fraser to be Colonel Second Commandant, vice Dwyer, promoted; Captain Edward Hocker to be Lieutenant-Colonel, vice Fraser, promoted; First Lieutenant John Bassett Prynne to be Captain, vice Hocker, promoted.

WHITEHALL, March 28. The Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, constituting and appointing the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Wood, Bart., G.C.B.; Vice-Admiral the Right Hon. Sir Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley, K.C.B.; RearAdmiral the Hon. Sir Richard Saunders Dundas, K.C.B.; Rear-Admiral Henry Eden, Captain Alexander Milne, and Sir Robert Peel, Bart., to be Her Majesty's Commissioners for executing the office of Lord High Admiral of the said United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the dominions, islands, and territories thereunto belonging.

PROMOTIONS.

Captain—W. P. Crozier to be Captain on the Reserved List.

Assistant Pay matters — R. Taylor (184!)), P. Smith (184(1), W. J. Stevens (1849), W. E. Kelly (1840), G. Munto (1840), and T. Bradbridge (1840) to be Paymasters.

APPOINTMENTS.

Rear-Admiral*—The Hon. Sir F. Grey to be Commander-in Chief at the Cape of Good Hope; P. W. P. Wallis (1851) to be Commander-in-Chief on the Brazil Station.

Captains—J. B. Dickson (1854) to "Cumberland j" W. R. Mends, C.B., to "Hastings," for Coast Guard service; H. Lyster (1845) to " Castor;" H. Chads to "Conway;" C. Wise (1847) to " Vesuvius;" G. G. Randolph (1854) to "Cornwallis;" St. V. King to " Princess Charlotte."

Commanders—E. Lacv (1850) to "Adventurer;" W. A.J. Heath (1H50) to " Assistance;" J. Dorville to •' Princess Charlotte;" W. H. Haswell to "Himalaya;" Henry Trollipe to "Melville;" M. M. Dun (1850) to "Cumberland;" C. E. Vernon to " Cordelia."

Lieutenants—B. S. Pickard (1843) and A. H. Fitz-Roy (1856) to "Cumberland;" H. L. Round (1854) to "Royal William;" F. Hewson (1853)

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COAST GUARD.

APPOINTMENTS.

Commander Thomas Goss, R.N., to be Inspector Commander of a Division; Com. Thomas Goss, R.N., has been appointed to the Queenstown Division, vice Com. Lockyer, removed to Grimsby; Mr. George Reid Morrison, to be Master of C.G.S. "Argus," vice Mr. Pyper; Mr. John Hellock, Master, R.N., to command Shoreham Station, vice Lieut. Winthrop; Lieut. Robert Mansel has been appointed to command the Station at Hove, vice Lieut. Wells; Mr. William C. Pyper, Master of H.M. Coast Guard cruiser " Argus," to the command of the Katerline Station, vice Lieut. Sicklemore, previously removed,

BEMOVALS.

Com. W. N. L. Lockyer, Inspecting Com. from Queenstown and Grimsby, vice Com. Power, whose period of service has expired; Mr. Jas. Hill Ashton, Chief Officer, from Bangor to Roddens; Mr. Fred. C. Fitzgerald, Chief Officer, from Fort Moncrief to Fort Twiss, vice Mr. Braithwaite, deceased; Mr. G od-frey B. M. Beatson, Chief Officer from Cairn Ryan, to the Frazerburgh Station; Lieut. Edward Fras. Wells, Chief Officer, from Hove, to the Elmer Station, vice Mr. W. H. Mallard; Lieut. Joseph T. Strong, Chief Officer, from Littlehampton, to Selsey Station, vice Mr. Beach ; Mr. Hugh D. Beach, Master, R.N., Chief Officer, Selsey, to the Littlehampton Station, vice Lieut. Strong; Mr. R. K. C. Stapleton, Chief Officer, Greenway, to the Thorney Station, vice Lieut. Hill.

ARMY.

WAR OFFICE, March 27.

1st Regiment of Life Guards—To be Cornets and Sub-Lieutenants by purchase — John Henry Reginald Lord Earlsfort, vice the Hon. Cecil Dnncombe, promoted, March 26 ; Herbert Hay Langham, Gent., vice Viscount Powerscourt, promoted.

Royal Regiment of Horse Guards— Cornet the Hon. Geoffrey R. Clegg

Hill to be Lieutenant, by purchase vice Baillie, who retires.

2nd Dragoon Guards—Paymaster Frederick Windham Lukin, from the 2nd Dragoons, to be Paymaster, vice King, who exchanges.

2nd Dragoons—Paymaster John Henry King, from the 2nd Dragoon Guards, to be Paymaster, vice Lukin, who exchanges.

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