He would be ready for flag rank after this tour.
On 20 June 1891 he reached flag rank, and two months later retired.
It wasn't made standard with flag rank for another twenty years.
Hardy continued into the service and rose to flag rank.
He was promoted to flag rank on 9 November 1846.
He achieved flag rank in the Navy before the age of 50 years.
He commanded her until being promoted to flag rank in May 1825.
By her record, she was also a successful, intelligent officer, on track for flag rank.
While in that position, he was promoted to flag rank to date from April 1, 1938.
They'll all have to be flag rank, commodores or better.