Atwell Peregrine MacLeod Lake

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Admiral Atwell Peregrine MacLeod Lake, Royal Navy, Retired (11 April, 1842 – 27 August, 1915) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Lake was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 8 April, 1863.

Lake was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 31 December, 1875.

Lake was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 3 January, 1881.[1]

On 23 July, 1890, Lake was appointed to assist Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon during the annual manœuvres.[2] This was described by the Naval correspondent of The Times as "the first time, I believe, in the history of the British Navy, a Chief of the Staff has been appointed to assist the British Admiral in the discharge of his arduous and multifarious duties."[3]

Lake was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria dated 1 January, 1893, vice Fullerton.[4]

Flag Rank

Lake was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 March, 1896, vice Kennedy.[5]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 9 September, 1901, vice St. Clair.[6] In accordance with the provisions of the Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870, and 5 August, 1875, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 July, 1902.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 24 May, 1905.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Death of Admiral Lake" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 28 August, 1915. Issue 40945, col B, p. 9.

Service Records

Court Appointments
Preceded by
John R. T. Fullerton
Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria
1893 – 1896
Succeeded by
William A. D. Acland

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Nelson
21 Oct, 1884[9] – 5 Apr, 1887
Succeeded by
Tynte F. Hammill
Preceded by
?
Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1 Feb, 1889 – 7 Jan, 1892
Succeeded by
Robert W. Stopford
Preceded by
Claude E. Buckle
Senior Officer, Gibraltar
7 Jan, 1892[10] – 20 Jan, 1895
Succeeded by
James A. T. Bruce
Preceded by
Charles J. Balfour
Captain of H.M.S. Inflexible
21 Mar, 1895[11] – 26 Mar, 1896
Succeeded by
Thomas S. Jackson
Preceded by
Claude E. Buckle
Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland
4 Jan, 1898[12] – 31 Jan, 1901
Succeeded by
Edmund F. Jeffreys

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24922. p. 73. 7 January, 1881.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 18 July, 1890. Issue 33067, col C, p. 5.
  3. "The Naval Manœuvres" (News). The Times. Wednesday, 20 August, 1890. Issue 33095, col A, p. 8.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26364. p. 265. 17 January, 1893.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 26722. p. 1744. 17 March, 1896.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27359. p. 6292. 27 September, 1901.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27455. p. 4609. 18 July, 1902.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27801. p. 4032. 6 June, 1905.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 225.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 355.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 234.
  12. "The Services". The Morning Post. Tuesday, 14 December, 1897. Issue 39164, col A, pg. 2.