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|1 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Blue]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[William Sidney Smith]]||25 January 1808-17 May 1809.  
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|1 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Blue]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[William Sidney Smith]]||25 January 1808 17 May 1809.  
 
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|2 ||[[Vice-Admiral of the White]]|| [[File:Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Michael de Courcy]] ||18 May 1809-1812.  
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|2 ||[[Vice-Admiral of the White]]|| [[File:Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Michael de Courcy]] ||18 May 1809 1812.  
 
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|3 ||[[Vice-Admiral of the White]] || [[File:Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Manley Dixon]] ||1812-1816.  
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|3 ||[[Vice-Admiral of the White]] || [[File:Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Manley Dixon]] ||1812 1816.  
 
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|4 |||[[Commodore Distinction]] || [[File:Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg|25px]] ||[[William Bowles]] ||1816-17 May 1819.  
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|4 |||[[Commodore Distinction]] || [[File:Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg|25px]] ||[[William Bowles]] ||1816 17 May 1819.  
 
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|5 ||[[Commodore Distinction]]|| [[File:Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg|25px]] ||[[Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet|Thomas Hardy]]||18 May 1819-16 November 1823.
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|5 ||[[Commodore Distinction]]|| [[File:Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg|25px]] ||[[Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet|Thomas Hardy]]||18 May 1819 16 November 1823.
 
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|6 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the White]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[George Eyre]] ||16 November 1823-1826.  
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|6 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the White]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[George Eyre]] ||16 November 1823 1826.  
 
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|7 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]] || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Robert Waller Otway]] ||1826-9 January 1829.<ref>{{cite journal |title=Court Martial |journal=The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine |date=1829 |page=504 |url=https://books.google.lk/books?id=r7o8AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA504&lpg=PA504&dq=Rear-Admiral++of+the+Red+Robert+Otway+1829&source=bl&ots=8b59_lz_Gl&sig=ACfU3U0ySG1TE5mkEhSJRP_SjavYrma4WQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiZs4bwmaPmAhUEU30KHYH1Di0Q6AEwD3oECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Rear-Admiral%20%20of%20the%20Red%20Robert%20Otway%201829&f=false |accessdate=7 December 2019 |publisher=Henry Colburn |location=London, England |language=en}}</ref>  
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|7 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]] || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Robert Waller Otway]] ||1826 9 January 1829.<ref>{{cite journal |title=Court Martial |journal=The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine |date=1829 |page=504 |url=https://books.google.lk/books?id=r7o8AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA504&lpg=PA504&dq=Rear-Admiral++of+the+Red+Robert+Otway+1829&source=bl&ots=8b59_lz_Gl&sig=ACfU3U0ySG1TE5mkEhSJRP_SjavYrma4WQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiZs4bwmaPmAhUEU30KHYH1Di0Q6AEwD3oECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Rear-Admiral%20%20of%20the%20Red%20Robert%20Otway%201829&f=false |accessdate=7 December 2019 |publisher=Henry Colburn |location=London, England |language=en}}</ref>  
 
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|8 |||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]]  || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Thomas Baker]] ||9 January 1829-January 1833.  
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|8 |||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]]  || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Thomas Baker]] ||9 January 1829 January 1833.  
 
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|9 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]]  || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Sir Michael Seymour, 1st Baronet|Sir Michael Seymour]] ||January 1833- 9 July 1834 1829.  
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|9 ||[[Rear-Admiral of the Red]]  || [[File:Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] || [[Sir Michael Seymour, 1st Baronet|Sir Michael Seymour]] ||January 1833 9 July 1834.  
 
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|10 |||[[Vice-Admiral of the Blue]]|| [[File:Vice Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] ||Sir [[Graham Hamond, 2nd Baronet|Graham Hammond]]  || 9 July 1834-17 May 1838.  
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|10 |||[[Vice-Admiral of the Blue]]|| [[File:Vice Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Graham Eden Hamond, 2nd Baronet|Graham Eden Hamond]]  || 9 July 1834 17 May 1838.  
 
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|11 |||[[Rear-Admiral]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Allen Thomas Hunt]] || 9 March 1919-1921.<ref>Harley and Lovell.</ref>  
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|11 |||[[Rear-Admiral]]|| [[File:Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png|25px]] ||[[Allen Thomas Hunt]] || 9 March 1919 1921.<ref>Harley and Lovell.</ref>  
 
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Revision as of 10:03, 7 December 2019

South America Station
Ensign of the Royal Navy animated.gif
Active(1808–1837), (1919-1921)
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
TypeNaval Station
RoleCommand
Part ofDepartment of Admiralty
Garrison/HQRio de Janiero Brazil
Commanders
FirstRear-Admiral of the Blue: William Sidney Smith
LastRear-Admiral: Allen Thomas Hunt

The South America Station was first created in 1808 as one of the geographical divisions into which the Royal Navy divided its worldwide responsibilities. It was was divided into two Naval Stations creating the Pacific Station and the South East Coast of America Station for operational purposes, it existed until 1837. The station reformed again briefly after the First World War from March, 1919 until 1921 before being deactivated.[1]

In Command

Included

Commander-in-Chief, South America Station
Rank Flag Name Term
1 Rear-Admiral of the Blue Rear Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png William Sidney Smith 25 January 1808 – 17 May 1809.
2 Vice-Admiral of the White Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png Michael de Courcy 18 May 1809 – 1812.
3 Vice-Admiral of the White Vice Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png Manley Dixon 1812 – 1816.
4 Commodore Distinction Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg William Bowles 1816 – 17 May 1819.
5 Commodore Distinction Flag Commodore distinction Red squadron 1806 to 1826.jpg Thomas Hardy 18 May 1819 – 16 November 1823.
6 Rear-Admiral of the White Rear Admiral of the White Squadron command flag 1805 to 1864.png George Eyre 16 November 1823 – 1826.
7 Rear-Admiral of the Red Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png Robert Waller Otway 1826 – 9 January 1829.[2]
8 Rear-Admiral of the Red Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png Thomas Baker 9 January 1829 – January 1833.
9 Rear-Admiral of the Red Rear Admiral of the Red Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png Sir Michael Seymour January 1833 – 9 July 1834.
10 Vice-Admiral of the Blue Vice Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png Graham Eden Hamond 9 July 1834 – 17 May 1838.
11 Rear-Admiral Rear Admiral command Flag RN from 1864.png Allen Thomas Hunt 9 March 1919 – 1921.[3]

References

  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (3 November 2015). "South America Station - The Dreadnought Project". dreadnoughtproject.org. Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  2. "Court Martial". The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine. London, England: Henry Colburn: 504. 1829. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  3. Harley and Lovell.