George Ramsay, 12th Earl of Dalhousie
Ramsay was the son of Lieutenant-General the Honourable John Ramsay (1775–1842), fourth son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie. He served in the Royal Navy from 1820, rising to the rank of Admiral by 1875. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1856. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the South American Station from 1866 to 1869. He succeeded his cousin, Fox Maule-Ramsay, 11th Earl of Dalhousie, in the earldom in 1874. In 1875 he was created Baron Ramsay, of Glenmark in the County of Forfar, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
- Lee, Sidney, ed. (1896). "Ramsay, George (1806-1880)". Dictionary of National Biography 47. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Dalhousie
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1874 - 1880
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