Alfred Taylor Dale R.N.
Alfred Taylor Dale R.N.

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Alfred Taylor Dale R.N.Explanation
Son of Clement Dale (1807-1890)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
26 September 1840 Born
14 November 1925 Died
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1854Entered Navy
14 April 1860Lieutenant
4 April 1870Commander
31 December 1876Captain
10 September 1891Rear-Admiral
16 September 1897Vice-Admiral
3 May 1903Admiral
May 1905Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
17 April 1860 Lieutenant in Ranger, commanded by Henry Rushworth Wratislaw, west coast of Africa
15 November 187227 July 1875Commander in Cruiser (from commissioning at Portsmouth), training vessel, Mediterranean
27 July 1875 Commander (2ic) in Britannia, Dartmouth
25 October 188114 January 1885Captain in Diamond (from commissioning at Sheerness), Australia
April 1894 Second in command, Channel squadron
January 18961897Commander-in-chief of the Particular Service Squadron mobilised at the time of the "Kruger telegram" (sent by Emperor William II of Germany to President Paul Kruger of the South African Republic, congratulating him on repelling the Jameson Raid, an attack on the Transvaal from the British-controlled Cape Colony)

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