Bouverie Francis Clark

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Vice-Admiral (retired) SIR Bouverie Francis Clark, K.C.B., R.N. (19 March, 1842 – 20 November, 1922) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Clark was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 17 April, 1862.[1]

Clark was promoted to the rank of Commander on 10 December, 1875.[2]

Clark was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1884.[3]

Clark was appointed in command of the second class battleship Anson on 28 May, 1889.[4] He would remain in her command during the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890, during which she was part of Fleet 1, which was playing the role of the Royal Navy fending off attacks on British trade routes.[5]

Clark was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 19 March, 1897 and promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 22 June, 1899.[6]

Clark was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 10 February, 1904.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis C. H. Dent
Captain of H.M.S. Orwell
3 Nov, 1874[8][9] – 10 Dec, 1875[10]
Succeeded by
Robert H. W. Cornwall
Preceded by
Noel S. F. Digby
Captain of H.M.S. Sappho
16 Aug, 1881[11][12] – 13 Nov, 1884
Succeeded by
William McC. F. Castle
Preceded by
John A. Fisher
Captain of H.M.S. Bellerophon
10 Sep, 1886[13][14] – 1 Apr, 1889[15]
Succeeded by
Charles C. Drury
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Anson
28 May, 1889[16][17] – 16 Jun, 1891[18]
Succeeded by
George T. H. Boyes
Preceded by
Harry W. Brent
Director of Transports
20 Aug, 1896[19] – Nov, 1901
Succeeded by
Sir George T. H. Boyes

Footnotes

  1. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  2. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  3. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  5. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  6. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  7. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  8. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1875). p. 191.
  10. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  11. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 238.
  13. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1887) Corrected to 20 March, 1887. p. 197.
  15. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  16. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  18. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.
  19. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749. ff. 231, 223.