George Francis Seymour

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Admiral of the Fleet

Sir George Francis Seymour

GCB, GCH, PC
Born17 September 1787
Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
Died20 January 1870 (aged 82)
AllegianceFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
Service BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom from 1801.png Royal Navy
Years Active1797-1859
Highest RankFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif Admiral of the Fleet
Commands heldHMS Northumberland
HMS Kingfisher
HMS Aurora
HMS Pallas
HMS Manilla
HMS Fortunée
HMS Leonidas
HMS Briton
Third Naval Lord
Pacific Station (1844–1847)
North America and West Indies Station (1851–1853)
Portsmouth Station (1856–1859)
Battles/warsFrench Revolutionary Wars
Napoleonic Wars
War of 1812
AwardsKnight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
Knight Grand Cross Royal Guelphic Order

Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Francis Seymour GCB, GCH, PC (17 September 1787 – 20 January 1870) was a Royal Navy flag officer who went to serve as Third Naval Lord from 8 September 1841 to 22 May 1844, then Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station from 14 May 1844 to 25 August 1847, then Commander-in-Chief, North America and West Indies from 13 January 1851 to 23 November 1853 and finally Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth Station from 1 January 1856 to 1 March 1859.