Charles Talbot (Royal Navy officer)
Sir Charles Talbot
|Born||1 November 1801|
|Died||8 August 1876(aged 74)|
|Commands held||HMS Warspite|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Talbot was the second son of the Rev. Charles Talbot. He joined the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1815. Promoted to Captain in 1830, he commanded HMS Warspite, HMS Vestal, HMS Maeander and then HMS Algiers. He was appointed Commander-in-chief, Queenstown in 1858 and Commander-in-Chief, The Nore in 1864.
In 1838 he married Hon. Charlotte Georgiana Ponsonby; they had three sons and four daughters.
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- William Loney RN
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| Commander-in-Chief, Queenstown
Sir Lewis Jones
Sir George Lambert
| Commander-in-Chief, The Nore
Sir Baldwin Walker