Horatio Foley Elliot died in 1845. He was third son of Rear-Admiral Hon. Geo. Elliot, C.B. This officer entered the Navy (from the Royal Naval College) 12 Oct. 1836; and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant 2 Feb. 1842. His appointments appear to have been – 22 Feb. 1842, to the Carysfort 26, Capt. Lord Geo. Paulet, on the South American station – 18 July, 1843, to the Illustrious 72, flag-ship of Sir Chas. Adam in North America and the West Indies – and, 24 Jan. 1844, to the Albatross 16, Capt. Reginald Yorke, with whom he served on the coast of Africa until the period of his death.
The Evening Mail 05 July 1848 reports that Lieutenant H. F. Elliot, R.N., son of Admiral the Hon. Sir George Elliot K.C.B. died at sea on the coast of Africa but does not give the exact date.
HMS Albatross was engaged in stopping & destroying slave ships on the coast of Africa in 1845
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