The Navy List

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1848

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Page 250 - DISTINCTIONS. KG denotes the Officer to be a Knight of the Garter. GCB Knight Grand Cross of the Bath. KCB Knight Commander of ditto. CB Companion of ditto. KT Knight of the Thistle. GCMG Grand Cross of St. Michael and St.
Page 218 - Rota, to comprise Her Majesty's other Yachts, and all such Vessels as may bear the Flag or Pendant of any Admiral Superintendent or Captain Superintendent of one of HerMajesty's Dockyards; and all Ships carrying 80 and not less than 60 Guns; or the complements of which are under 800, and more than 600 Men ; Secretary. Clerkę to Secretary . Admiral's Coxswain.
Page 128 - Licence and permission doth not authorize, and shall not be deemed or construed to authorize, the assumption of any style, appellation, rank, precedence, or privilege appertaining unto a Knight Bachelor of these realms.
Page 233 - General commanding in Chief, or from the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that they do so with the view of emigrating ; and such certificate, if produced to the Governor of any Colony, within one year from its date, but not otherwise, will be a sufficient warrant for allowing the bearer the same advantages as officers still in His Majesty's service.
Page 128 - Majesty's pleasure, and obtained his consent upon the occasion, he shall then signify to His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, in order that he may cause the usual Warrant to be prepared for the Royal Sign Manual, and take such other steps as may be necessary for carrying His Majesty's pleasure into effect accordingly.
Page 206 - Fourth Rates, to comprise all ships carrying under 70 Guns, and not less than 50, or whose complements are under 620 and not less than 450 Men ; Fifth Rates, to comprise all Ships under 50 Guns, and not less than 30, or whose complements are under 450, and not less than 300 Men; and Sixth Rates, to consist of all other Ships bearing a Captain.
Page 233 - ... but country lots which have already been put up to public auction, and not sold, may be disposed of afterwards by private contract at the upset price. No lands are sold by private contract, except for ready money.
Page 128 - ... the assumption of any style, appellation, rank, precedence, or privilege, appertaining unto a Knight Bachelor of these Realms." NB Before the Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs takes the Prince Regent's pleasure, on any application for an Officer in the Army to be permitted to accept a Foreign Order, he causes the same to be referred to the Commander-in-Chief, through His...
Page 128 - That no British subjects shall accept a Foreign Order, or wear its Insignia, without having previously obtained a warrant, under the Royal Sign Manual (directed to the Earl Marshal of England), granting them his Majesty's permission to accept and wear the same.—2d.
Page 128 - Regent deemed it expedient to announce, in the year 1812, 5th. " That no subject of His Majesty could be allowed to accept the Insignia of a Foreign Order from any Sovereign of a Foreign State, except they shall be so conferred in consequence of active and distinguished services before the Enemy, either at Sea or in the Field ; or unless he shall have been actually employed in the service of such Foreign Sovereign.

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