Bouverie Francis Clark

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Bouverie Francis Clark ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Clark was appointed in command of the second class battleship Anson on 28 May, 1889.[1] 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.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis C. H. Dent
Captain of H.M.S. Orwell
3 Nov, 1874[3] – 10 Dec, 1875
Succeeded by
Robert H. W. Cornwall
Preceded by
Noel S. F. Digby
Captain of H.M.S. Sappho
16 Aug, 1881[4] – 13 Nov, 1884
Succeeded by
William McC. F. Castle
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Anson
28 May, 1889[5]
Succeeded by
George T. H. Boyes
Preceded by
Harry W. Brent
Director of Transports
20 Aug, 1896[6] – Nov, 1901
Succeeded by
Sir George T. H. Boyes


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  2. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1875). p. 191.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1881). p. 238.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 198.
  6. Clark Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36/749.