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Sidney Colpoys Dacres R.N.Explanation
Son of Vice-admiral Sir Richard Dacres (1761-1837)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1805 Born.
1 October 1840 Married (Old Church, Saint Pancras, London) Emma (1819-1913), daughter of John Lambert, of Banstead, Surrey.
1854 C.B. (Companion of the Bath).
28 March 1865 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
20 May 1871 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
8 March 1884 Died (Brighton, Sussex)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
Literature: (DNB).
 
DateRank
1817Entered Navy
5 May 1827Lieutenant
28 August 1834Commander
1 August 1840Captain
25 June 1858Rear-Admiral
17 November 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
1875Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
16 August 183615 September 1840Commander in Salamander, particular service
16 November 1847 Captain in St Vincent, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Napier, Western squadron
28 September 18493 June 1852Captain in Leander (from commissioning at Portsmouth), particular service (Squadron of Evolution)
8 June 185222 November 1854Captain in Sans Pareil (from commissioning at Plymouth), Lisbon, then (1853) Channel squadron, then (1854) Black Sea during the Russian War
July 185525 June 1858Captain-Superintendent of Haslar Hospital and the Royal Clarence (Gosport) Victualling Yard.
12 September 1859 Captain of the fleet to Vice-Admiral Arthur Fanshawe then Vice-Admiral William Fanshawe Martin, commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Marlborough)
16 December 1861 Second in command in the Mediterranean (flag in Edgar)
24 April 1863June 1866Commander-in-chief, Channel squadron
12 July 186627 November 1872Commissioner of the Admiralty (2nd Naval Lord, then First Naval Lord from 18 Dec 1868)
1872 Visitor and Governor of Greenwich Hospital
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