Robert Kyle McAlpine

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Rear-Admiral Robert Kyle McAlpine, R.N. (20 January, 1851 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

McAlpine was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1875.

McAlpine was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1889.

McAlpine was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1896.

McAlpine was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Hyacinth in May, 1899.

McAlpine was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 14 April, 1905 and subsequently promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 17 November, 1906.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert Lyon
Captain of H.M.S. Cleopatra
9 May, 1899 – 31 Oct, 1899
Succeeded by
Charles L. Napier
Preceded by
Arthur J. Horsley
Captain of H.M.S. Cambrian
31 Oct, 1899 – 3 Sep, 1900
Succeeded by
Frederick S. Pelham
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Hyacinth
3 Sep, 1900 – 4 Mar, 1902
Succeeded by
Douglas A. Gamble
Preceded by
George N. A. Pollard
Naval Officer in Charge, Ascension
4 Mar, 1902[1] – 14 Mar, 1905
Succeeded by
Reginald H. Morgan
as Commandant, Ascension


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 436.