Sidney Colpoys Dacres

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Admiral Sidney Colpoys Dacres, G.C.B., R.N. (9 January, 1804 – 8 March, 1884) served in the Royal Navy. Wikipedia spells his first name as "Sydney".

Life & Career

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 5 May, 1827.

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Commander on 28 August, 1834.

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 August, 1840.

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1858.

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 17 November, 1865.

Dacres was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 1 April, 1870 and was placed on the Retired List on 10 January, 1874.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert Smart
Senior Officer in Command, Channel Squadron
1863 – 1866
Succeeded by
Hastings R. Yelverton
Preceded by
Sir Alexander Milne
First Naval Lord
18 Dec, 1868[1]
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Milne

Footnotes

  1. A List of the Lords High Admiral and Commissioners for Executing the that Office, which have been from time to time appointed, since the year 1660. p. 37.