Commander-in-Chief, Lisbon

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Office of the
Commander-in-Chief, Lisbon
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Department of Admiralty
Reports toFirst Naval Lord
NominatorFirst Lord of the Admiralty
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
PrecursorCommander-in-Chief, Lisbon
First holderVice-Admiral of the Blue: Sir George Byng
Final holderAdmiral of the Blue: Sir Charles Cotton
SuccessionCommander-in-Chief, Portugal

The Commander-in-Chief, Lisbon was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created in 1704. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Lisbon Station until 1809.

Office Holders

Station not active 1783-1794


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