George Ramsay, 12th Earl of Dalhousie
|The Earl of Dalhousie|
|Born||26 April 1806|
|Died||20 July 1880|
|Years of service||1820–1875|
|Commands held||South East Coast of America Station|
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
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 and was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1856. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the South East Coast of America Station from 1866 to 1869 and was promoted to the rank of admiral in 1875. 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.
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Dalhousie
|Commander-in-Chief, South East Coast of America Station
(Downgraded to a Captain's command)
|Peerage of Scotland|
|Earl of Dalhousie
1874 - 1880
John William Ramsay
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