Frederick Robinson (Royal Navy officer)

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Frederick Robinson
Born 3 April 1836
Died 18 January 1896 (1896-01-19) (aged 59)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Navy
Rank Vice Admiral
Commands held East Indies Station

Vice Admiral Frederick Charles Bryan Robinson (3 April 1836 – 18 January 1896) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station.

Naval career[edit]

Born the son of Admiral Hercules Robinson,[1] Frederick Robinson became a lieutenant in 1855.[2] Promoted to Commander in 1863, he served in that rank in HMS Rinaldo from 1868 to 1871.[2] He was appointed Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station in 1891.[2] He later became a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.[1]


In 1864 he married Willamina Bradley; in 1889 he married for a second time, to Alice Tew.[2]


Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Edmund Fremantle
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
Succeeded by
Sir William Kennedy