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'''Adolphus Frederic St. Clair''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Adolphus Frederic St. Clair''', R.N. (27 December, 1847 – 6 May, 1895) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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St. Clair was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 20 September, 1870.
  
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St. Clair was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 7 September, 1876.
  
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St. Clair was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1885.
  
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After paying off {{UK-1Champion}} in December, 1891, St. Clair returned home, arriving 20 January, 1892.  In July, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Mersey|f=t}} for the annual manoeuvres.
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St. Clair was appointed in command of the {{UK-EmpressOfIndia|f=t}} in June, 1893.
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St. Clair was appointed in command of the ancient [[H.M.S. Achilles (1863)|''Achilles'']], then {{UK-Anson}} and finally the {{UK-EmpressOfIndia|f=t}} in rapid succession in 1893.  He remained in the ''Empress'' until being appointed to ''Edinburgh'' for the Coast Guard in April, 1895.  However, St. Clair died in London on 6 May.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:04, 3 January 2018

Captain Adolphus Frederic St. Clair, R.N. (27 December, 1847 – 6 May, 1895) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

St. Clair was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 September, 1870.

St. Clair was promoted to the rank of Commander on 7 September, 1876.

St. Clair was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1885.

After paying off Champion in December, 1891, St. Clair returned home, arriving 20 January, 1892. In July, he was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Mersey for the annual manoeuvres.

St. Clair was appointed in command of the ancient Achilles, then Anson and finally the battleship Empress of India in rapid succession in 1893. He remained in the Empress until being appointed to Edinburgh for the Coast Guard in April, 1895. However, St. Clair died in London on 6 May.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Armand T. Powlett
Captain of H.M.S. Champion
4 Dec, 1888[1]
Succeeded by
Eustace Rooke
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Empress of India
26 Jun, 1893[2]
Succeeded by
Charles J. Barlow

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 206.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 217.