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It was was divided into two [[Naval Station|Naval Stations]] creating the [[Pacific Station]] and the [[South East Coast of America Station]] for operational purposes, it existed until 1837.
 
It was was divided into two [[Naval Station|Naval Stations]] creating the [[Pacific Station]] and the [[South East Coast of America Station]] for operational purposes, it existed until 1837.
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==In Command==
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| colspan="5" align="center" style="background:#dcdcfe;" | '''Commander-in-Chief, South America Station'''
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! !! Rank !! Flag !! Name !! Term 
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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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|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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|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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|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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|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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|10 |||[[Vice-Admiral of the Blue]]|| [[File:Vice Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png|25px]] ||Sir [[Sir Graham Hamond, 2nd Baronet|Graham Hammond]]  || 9 July 1834-17 May 1838.
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==References==
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{{reflist|2}}
  
 
[[Category:Royal Navy Stations]]
 
[[Category:Royal Navy Stations]]

Revision as of 09:38, 7 December 2019

The South America Station was 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.

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.[1]
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 1829.
10 Vice-Admiral of the Blue Vice Admiral of the Blue Squadron command flag 1702 to 1864.png Sir Graham Hammond 9 July 1834-17 May 1838.

References

  1. "Court Martial". The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine. London, England: Henry Colburn: 504. 1829. Retrieved 7 December 2019.