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Richard George Kinahan

22 Jan 1837 Born in Ireland

1851 Entered Navy as Naval Cadet

Served throughout the Russian war in the Black Sea; was present at the attack on Sebastopol, 17th October, 1854 (Crimean and Turkish Medals, Sebastopol Clasp)

29 Nov 1856 Promoted to Mate/Sub-Lieutenant

29 Nov 1856 Mate on HMS Conqueror (Screw Steam Ship, Mediterranean)

17 Nov 1858 Mate on HMS Royal Albert (Screw Steam Ship, Flag Ship, Channel Squadron)

19 May 1859 Promoted to Lieutenant

8 Jul 1859 Lieutenant on HMS Sidon (Paddle Wheel Steam Frigate, Cape of Good Hope)

13 May 1862 Lieutenant, additional for disposal, on HMS Forte (Frigate, Flag Ship, South East Coast of America)

18 Jul 1862 Lieutenant on HMS Satellite (Corvette, South East Coast of America)

15 Nov 1865 Lieutenant on HMS Malacca (Corvette, Pacific) Kinahan Islands, British Columbia were named in 1867 by Captain Pender, after first lieutenant Richard G. Kinahan

3 Apr 1868 Promoted to Commander

4 Oct 1869 Commander on HMS Inconstant (Frigate, Detached Squadron)

3 Dec 1872 Commander on HMS Trincomalee (Drill Ship for the Naval Reserve, West Hartlepool)

18 Sep 1876 Commander on HMS Boscawen (Training Ship for Boys, Portland)

9 Aug 1877 Promoted to Captain

21 Mar 1879 Captain on HMS Orontes (Troopship) during the Zulu War. Delivered drafts for several battalions at Natal, on 4 June 1879. Received body of Prince Imperial from HMS Boadicea at Simon’s Bay and transported his body to England. At Spithead Captain Kinahan was one of 4 pallbearers from Orontes when the Prince’s body was transferred. (South Africa Medal, no clasp)

16 Jul 1884 Captain on HMS Sapphire (Corvette, China Station)

22 Jun 1889 Captain Superintendent at Bermuda on HMS Terror (Receiving Ship, Bermuda)

1889 Married Sarah Frances Sillem, widow of the late William Sillem of San Francisco, California, in London

22 Jan 1892 Placed on the Retired List

20 Feb 1892 Promoted to Rear-Admiral on Retired List
Promoted Vice-Admiral on the Retired List

May, 1900 Vice-Admiral Richard G. Kinahan, R.N., 44, South-street, Park-lane, W., appointed to act as Nautical Assessor in the City of London Court (London Gazette)

1911 Died in London at age 74


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The troop transport vessel Orontes
leaving Quebec City on 11 November 1871.
HMS Orontes was built as a
steam-propelled troop-ship in 1862 by
Liverpool shipbuilder Cammell Laird.
This engraving from the 'Canadian
Illustrated News' of 9 December 1871
shows the vessel departing from Quebec
carrying the final Imperial garrison of
Quebec.


Name Orontes
Type Troopship
Launched 22 November 1862
Hull Iron
Propulsion Screw
Builders measure 2812 tons
Displacement 4857 tons
Guns 3
Date 1893
Class
Ships book ADM 135/340
Note 1876 lengthened 5600 disp
Snippets concerning this vessels career
Date Event
20 April 1863 Commanded by Captain
Henry William Hire.
23 March 1870 Commanded by Captain
John Laisné Perry.
21 March 1879 Commanded by Captain
Richard George Kinahan.
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