|Died||15 December 1887|
|Commands held||HMS Calypso
East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station
Admiral Frederick Byng Montresor (1811 – 15 December 1887) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station.
Montresor was made a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy in 1835. Promoted to Captain in 1857, he took command of HMS Calypso and sailed to Esquimalt in August 1858 to deal with American miners causing commotion in the Fraser River area. In 1862 he transferred to the command of HMS Severn before being appointed Commander-in-Chief, East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station in January 1865.
He married Emily Delafield.
- O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). " Montresor, Frederick Byng". A Naval Biographical Dictionary. John Murray. Wikisource.
- William Loney RN
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- HMS Euryalus
|Commander-in-Chief, East Indies & Cape of Good Hope Station
Sir Charles Hillyar