Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and China

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Office of the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and China
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Ensign of the last Commander-in-Chief
Department of Admiralty
Reports toAdmiral of the Fleet & First Naval Lord
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed
Inaugural holderVice-Admiral John Gore
Formation1831-1865.

The Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and China was a senior Royal Navy appointment from 1729 to 1825. The office holder was appointed to command the East Indies and China Station.[1]

Office Holders

Included:[2]

  1. Vice-Admiral John Gore (1831-1834)
  2. Rear-Admiral Thomas B. Capel (1834-1837)
  3. Rear-Admiral Frederick L. Maitland (1837-1840)
  4. Rear-Admiral James Bremer (January 1840-July 1840)
  5. Rear-Admiral George Elliot (July 1840-November 1840)
  6. Rear-Admiral James Bremer (November 1840-October 1841)
  7. Rear-Admiral Sir William Parker (1841-1844)
  8. Rear-Admiral Thomas J. Cochrane (1844-1846)
  9. Rear-Admiral Samuel Inglefield (1846-1848)
  10. Rear-Admiral Francis A. Collier (1848-1849)
  11. Rear-Admiral Charles Austen (1850-1852)
  12. Rear-Admiral Fleetwood Pellew (1852-1854)
  13. Rear-Admiral James Stirling (1854-1856)
  14. Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour (1856-1859)
  15. Rear-Admiral James Hopee (1859-1862)
  16. Rear-Admiral Augustus L. Kuper (1862-1864)
  17. Rear-Admiral George St Vincent King (1864-1865)

Footnotes

  1. Davis, Paul (2019). "Principal Royal Navy Commanders-in-Chief 1830-1899". www.pdavis.nl. Zeist, Netherlands: P. Davis. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. Davis.

Bibliography

  1. Davis, Paul (2019). "Principal Royal Navy Commanders-in-Chief 1830-1899". www.pdavis.nl. Zeist, Netherlands: P. Davis. Retrieved 30 July 2019.