Henry St. George Somerset Clive

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Captain Henry St. George Somerset Clive, R.N., Retired (4 December, 1863 – 1 May, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Clive was born in Bermuda and was raiswed by his mother.

Clive was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December, 1886.

Clive was promoted to the rank of Commander in December, 1899.

Clive was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 8 November, 1910.

He likely died of cancer, having been treated for epithelioma of the jaw in May 1913.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James P. Montgomery
Captain of H.M.S. Dolphin
11 Jan, 1897[1] – 31 Dec, 1899
Succeeded by
John Luce
Preceded by
Roger J. B. Keyes
Captain of H.M.S. Express
21 Jul, 1903[2]
Succeeded by
Hugh P. Buckle
Preceded by
Edward J. Bain
Captain of H.M.S. Albacore
13 Nov, 1903[3] – 31 Dec, 1904[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Decommissioned


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 244.
  2. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 273.
  4. 'Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Monday, Jan 02, 1905; pg. 8; Issue 37593.