Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton

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Lieutenant Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, R.N. (6 March, 1862 – ) served in the Royal Navy until he declined to join his ship shortly after being made Lieutenant.

Life & Career

Douglas-Hamilton could speak French and some Swahili.

Douglas-Hamilton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1885.

Douglas-Hamilton had his name removed from the List on 26 November, 1889 when he declined to join (or perhaps to re-join) Australia after being lent to command T.B. 65 in the annual manoeuvres ending in September.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph Hudleston
Captain of H.M. T.B. 65
18 Jul, 1889[1] – 4 Sep, 1889
Succeeded by
John H. Robertson


  1. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 15 July, 1889. Issue 32751, col F, p. 3.