|Allegiance||Kingdom of Great Britain|
|Years of service||1740–1780|
HMS Prince Frederick
Leeward Islands Station
|Battles/wars||French and Indian War|
Admiral Robert Man (died 1783) was a Royal Navy officer. He commanded the third-rate HMS Lancaster at the Siege of Louisbourg in June 1758 during the French and Indian War. He went on to become commander-in-chief of the Leeward Islands Station, then Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet and finally First Naval Lord.
Man joined the Royal Navy on 17 September 1740. Promoted to post-captain on 22 June 1745, he took command of the fifth-rate HMS Launceston in June 1745, the fifth-rate HMS Lynn in June 1746 and the fourth-rate HMS Anson in February 1755. He went on to command the sloop HMS Porcupine in April 1757, the third-rate HMS Prince Frederick in 1758 and the third-rate HMS Lancaster later that year. He commanded Lancaster at the Siege of Louisbourg in June 1758 during the French and Indian War. He then transferred to the command of the third-rate HMS Cornwall in 1760.
Promoted to rear admiral on 18 October 1770, Man went on to be commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Fleet in 1774 and, having been promoted to vice admiral on 31 March 1775, he joined the Board of Admiralty as First Naval Lord in the North ministry in April 1779. He retired from the Admiralty Board in September 1780 and, having been promoted to full admiral on 26 September 1780, died in 1783.
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| Commander-in-Chief, Leeward Islands Station
| Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet
Sir Hugh Palliser
| First Naval Lord