Sir Charles Pole, 1st Baronet

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For the British merchant and MP, see Charles Pole (1695–1779).
Sir Charles Pole, 1st Baronet
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Charles Morice Pole (John Francis Rigaud, 1781)
Born 18 January 1757
Died 6 September 1830
Denham Abbey, Hertfordshire,
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Admiral of the Fleet

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Morice Pole, 1st Baronet (18 January 1757 – 6 September 1830) naval officer and colonial governor born England and died Denham Abbey, Hertfordshire, England.

Pole entered the Royal Academy in 1770 and served in the East Indies. He had also participated in the siege of Pondicherry and at the occupation of Toulon in 1793. Pole was promoted rear-admiral in 1795 and served in the West Indies. He was promoted Admiral of the Fleet in 1830.

Pole was appointed governor of Newfoundland on 3 June 1800. His term ended in 1801.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mark Wood and
Henry Willoughby
Member of Parliament for Newark
With: Henry Willoughby
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Stapleton Cotton and
Henry Willoughby
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William Elford
Thomas Tyrwhitt
Member of Parliament for Plymouth
With: Thomas Tyrwhitt to 1812
Colonel Benjamin Bloomfield 1812
Sir William Congreve from 1812
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Sir Thomas Byam Martin
Sir William Congreve
Government offices
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George Dorrien
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John Bowden
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Earl of Mount Charles
Master of the Robes
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Sir George Seymour
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William Waldegrave
Commodore Governor of Newfoundland
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James Gambier
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
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