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HMS Galatea 1868

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Fix this textGalatea, of which the Royal Duke is captain, is a
steam frigate of 26 guns, 8227 tons, and 860
horse-power. Her officers, exclusive of His
Royal Highness werp, at the date of the publication
of the Navy List for April, as follows :—
Commander, Hugh Campbell; Lieutenants,
CharleB G. Fane, Geo. R. Keneage, Edward R.
Foster, Wallace B. M'Hardy, Francis Romilly;
Master, Wm. H. Bradley; Captain Marines,
Robert F. Taylor; 1st Lieutenant Marine Ar-
tillery, Francis H. Poors; Chaplain aid Naval
Instructor, Rev. John Milncr, B.A.; Surgeon,
Jas. Young, M.D.; Paymaster, Thomas Bradbridge;
Chief Engineer, John Sear; Bub-
Lieutenants, Anthony Kingtoole, John S.
Hallifax, George R. C. Eyrs»; Supernumerary,
Guy Malnwaring; 2nd Master, Sidney Smith;
Assistant-surgeon, Wm.IL. Powell; Assistant
Paymasters, Wm. H. Symes (acting), Charles
E. James, Edmund H. Key.


Have the individual officers shown in this image been identified anywhere? Probably taken in 1868. Prince Alfred clearly sits at centre with the 'scope. I am particularly keen to identify 2nd Master Sidney Smith, who would have been 23 at the time.



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I would suggest contacting the Naval Museum at Greenwich.  Given the exalted rank of the Captain, there is some chance at least that a copy of the photo with these men identified does exist.  Good luck with the hunt!

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