|Sir Lewis Clinton-Baker|
|Born||16 March 1866|
|Died||12 December 1939(aged 73)|
|Years of service||1879–1927|
|Commands held||HMS Gibraltar
East Indies Station
Second Boer War
World War I
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Clinton-Baker joined the Royal Navy in 1879 He took part in the bombardment of Alexandria in 1882 and went to command HMS Gibraltar during the Second Boer War. He was promoted to Commander on 1 January 1901 and commanded HMS Berwick from 1908.
He served in World War I as Captain of HMS Hercules, which he commanded at the Battle of Jutland in 1916, and then as Captain of HMS Benbow from later that year; he then took responsibility for laying a mine barrage across the North Sea from a base at Grangemouth.
He became Second-in-Command of the Second Battle Squadron in 1919, Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard in 1920 and Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station in 1921. In 1925 he was made Admiral commanding the Reserves and in 1927 he retired.
In 1920 he married Rosa Agnes Henderson.
- Visitation of England and Wales
- "No. 27263". The London Gazette. 4 January 1901. p. 82.
- Navy List 1908
- Battle of Jutland - Royal Navy Ships and Commanding Officers
- Royal Navy Flag Officers 1914-1918
- The Times, 9 June 1921
- Whitaker's Almanack 1923
- Navy Notes The RUSI Journal, Volume 70, Issue 479 August 1925 , pages 563 - 575
- Navy Notes The RUSI Journal, Volume 72, Issue 487 August 1927 , pages 651 - 662
- Stories about the Rev. James Fynes, Rector of St Andrews Church 1735-1774
- Clarence 22
Sir Hugh Tothill
|Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
Sir Herbert Richmond