Claud Hamilton Sinclair

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Claud Hamilton Sinclair ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

As a Lieutenant, he was mentioned in despatches during the Boxer Rebellion.

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1916.

In August 1916, he assumed command of the scout cruiser Bellona.

In February 1917, he was appointed in command of the light cruiser Caledon.

He was appointed command of the light cruiser Cardiff on 11 July, 1917.[1]

He was placed on the retired list on 2 July, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Basil A. Austen
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
16 Jul, 1901[2]
Succeeded by
Henry R. Heathcote
Preceded by
Arthur B. S. Dutton
Captain of H.M.S. Bellona
28 Aug, 1916[3] – early 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Denison
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Caledon
Feb, 1917[4]
Succeeded by
Walter Henry Cowan
Preceded by
Ernest K. Loring
Captain of H.M.S. Cardiff
11 Jul, 1917[5]
Succeeded by
Arthur Bromley


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 752.
  2. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Thursday, 11 July, 1901. Issue 36504, col B, p. 8.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 392k.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 752.