A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Hobart, Augustus Charles
HOBART. (Lieutenant, 1845.)
Augustus Charles Hobart entered the Navy in 1835; passed his examination 28 Dec. 1842; and served, as Mate, on board the Excellent gunnery-ship at Portsmouth, Capt. Sir Thos. Hastings – also in the Dolphin brigantine, commanded on the Brazilian station by Lieut. Wm. O’Bryen Hoare – and in the Victoria and Albert steam-yacht, Capt. Lord Adolphus FitzClarence. He obtained his commission 25 Sept. 1845; joined, 11 Nov. following, the Rattler steam-sloop, Capts. Henry Smith and Rich. Moorman, on the Channel station; and since 11 March, 1847, has been borne, as Additional-Lieutenant, on tl;e books of the Hibernia 104, flag-ship of Sir Wm. Parker, Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean.