Lord Charles Thomas Montague Douglas Scott R.N.
Lord Charles Thomas Montague Douglas Scott R.N.

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Lord Charles Thomas Montague Douglas Scott R.N.Explanation
Fourth son of Walter Francis Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleugh (1806-1884)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
20 October 1839 Born (Montagu House, Whitehall, London)
23 February 1883 Married Ada Mary, daughter of Charles Ryan, of Macedon, Victoria, Australia
May 1898 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
9 November 1902 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
21 August 1911 Died (Boughton House, Northamptonshire)
18 October 1853Entered Navy
19 May 1859Lieutenant
12 September 1865Commander
6 February 1872Captain
3 April 1888Rear-Admiral
10 March 1894Vice-Admiral
30 June 1899Admiral
20 October 1904Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1 February 1860 Lieutenant in Forte, commanded by Edward Winterton Turnour, flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry Keppel, Cape of Good Hope, and south-east coast of America
27 June 18607 November 1863Lieutenant in Emerald, commanded by Arthur Cumming, Channel squadron
November 186312 September 1865Lieutenant in Victoria and Albert
18685 December 1871Commander in Icarus (until paying off at Sheerness), China (and second in command of the naval brigade under Captain Algernon Heneage which was landed for the protection of British subjects at Yangchow)
9 June 187522 May 1877Captain in Narcissus (until paying off at Plymouth), 1875 Flying squadron, flagship of Sir George Granville Randolph, then Rowley Lambert
15 July 187931 August 1882Captain in Bacchante (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), Detached squadron, and bearing the royal cadets, Albert Victor, duke of Clarence and Avondale, and his younger brother George (later King George V), who made their first cruise in her (September 1879 - May 1880: to Gibraltar and the Mediterranean, Madeira, the Canaries, the West Indies and Bernuda; August 1880 - August 1882: to Ferrol, Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, the River Plate, the Falkland Islands, the Cape of Good Hope, Australia, Fiji, Japan, Shanghai, Cabton, the Straits Settlements, Ceylon, Cairo, Palestine, Athens, Crete, Corfu, Sicily and Gibraltar)
18851886Captain in Agincourt, Channel squadron
January 1887 Captain superintendent of Chatham dockyard
1889 Umpire on the naval manoeuvres
September 1889September 1892Commander-in-chief, Australia
March 1900March 1903Commander-in-chief, Portsmouth

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