Lord Charles Montagu Douglas Scott
|Lord Charles Montagu Douglas Scott|
|Born||20 October 1839|
|Died||21 August 1911 (aged 71)|
|Years of service||1853–1904|
Second Opium War
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
Born the fourth son of Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch, Charles Montagu Douglas Scott was educated at Radley College and joined the Royal Navy in 1853. He saw service in the Black Sea in 1855 during the Crimean War. He also took part in the Battle of Fatshan Creek in 1857 during the Second Opium War and served with the Naval Brigade during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
He was given command of HMS Narcissus in 1875, HMS Bacchante in 1879 and HMS Agincourt in 1885. In 1887 became he became Captain of Chatham Dockyard and then in 1889 he was made Commander of the Australia Station. His last appointment was as Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth in 1900. He retired in 1904.
| Commander-in-Chief, Australia Station
Sir Henry Fairfax
| Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth
Sir Lewis Beaumont