Commander-in-Chief, Portugal

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Office of the
Commander-in-Chief, Portugal
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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 holderAdmiral of the Blue: Sir George Cranfield Berkeley
Final holderVice-Admiral of the White: Sir George Martin
SuccessionCommander-in-Chief on the Lisbon Station

The Commander-in-Chief, Portugal was a senior British Royal Navy appointment created in 1810. The office holder was responsible for the naval command of Portugal Station until 1812.

Office Holders



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