Archibald Lucius Douglas R.N.
Archibald Lucius Douglas R.N.

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Archibald Lucius Douglas R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
8 February 1842 Born (Quebec, Canada)
1871 Married Constance Ellen, daughter of Rev. William Hanks.
18931895Aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
1902 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
8 August 1905 G.C.V.O. (Knight Grand Cross of the Victorian Order)
1 January 1911 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
12 March 1913 Died (Newnham, Winchfield, Hampshire)
WikipediaExternal link
Obituary in the Times newspaper
April 1856Entered Navy
23 May 1862Lieutenant
1 May 1872Commander
20 April 1880Captain
20 June 1895Rear Admiral
24 May 1901Vice Admiral
2 March 1905Admiral
Date fromDate toService
19 October 18616 December 1862Lieutenant in Arrogant, commanded by William Edmonstone, West Coast of Africa1)
17 November 1863 Lieutenant in Aurora, commanded by Francis Leopold McClintock, Channel squadron, and - September 1864 - to escort the Royal yacht Osborne, taking the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) to Copenhagen and the Baltic, then (January 1865) North America and West Indies. During the Fenian disturbances in Canada, when several vessels of the Royal Navy were employed on the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence river, in command of the gunboat Hercules
30 December 1867 Lieutenant in Excellent, Portsmouth2)
1 May 1869 Lieutenant in Cambridge, commanded by Fitzgerald Algernon Charles Foley, Devonport
18731875Director of the Imperial Japanese Naval College in Yedo (modern Tokyo), Jjapan
27 January 18761 March 1880Commander in Egeria, China
7 January 1884 Captain in Serapis
1889 Member of the Ordinance Committee
6 September 1890January 1892Captain in EdinburghExternal link, Mediterranean3)
1 January 1892 Captain in Cambridge, Devonport
3 July 1894 Captain in command of shore establishment HMS Excellent, Portsmouth, with flag in Rendel ('flat-iron') gunboat HMS Handy (purchased from Armstrong in 1894)
1896 Vice-President of the Ordinance Committee
15 January 18985 June 1899Commander-in-Chief, East Indies station
19 August 1899June 1902Second Naval Lord of the Admiralty
10 June 190220 October 1904Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies
20 October 19048 February 1907Commander-in-Chief Portsmouth
1)Initially Acting Lieutenant
2)Additional Lieutenant
3)Additional Captain

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