Adolphus Slade

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Sir Adolphus Slade CB (1804 – 13 November 1877) was a British admiral who became an admiral in the Ottoman Navy.[1]

He was the fifth son of General Sir John Slade.


  • 1815: Entered Navy[2]
  • 1827: Lieutenant
  • 1841: Commander
  • 1849: Captain
  • 1849–1866: Admiral in the Turkish navy, with the title of Mushaver (consulting) Pasha. This included the Crimean War. In 1854, his flagship was a 72-gun frigate.[3]
  • 1858: KCB
  • 1866: Rear-Admiral
  • 1867: Retired Rear-Admiral
  • 1873: Retired Vice-Admiral


Slade, who has been described as "one of the best nineteenth-century writers on the Middle East",[4] wrote a number of books:[5]

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