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Hay, Sir John Charles Dalrymple, 1821-1912 (3rd baronet, naval officer and politician)



  • Existence: 1821 - 1912


Sir John Charles Dalrymple Hay (1821-1912), 3rd baronet, entered the Royal Navy in 1834 and was promoted to Commander in 1845. He commanded squadrons which destroyed pirate fleets in Bias Bay and Tonquin River, China, 1849, and was promoted to Admiral in 1878. Hay was M.P. for Wakefield, 1862-65, Stamford, 1866-80, and Wigtown Burghs, 1880-85.

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Sir John Hay: Letter Book as Captain of HMS Columbine

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9253
Scope and Contents Letters and documents: Sir Thomas Cochrane's 'standing instructions for H.M. ships stationed at the Ports of India and China', 1845; printed proclamation by Sir Henry Pottinger, 1843, on the Supplementary Treaty between Britain and China, 1843; letters from John Norman Campbell (Captain), Samuel H. Inglefield (Commander in Chief, Madras), Sir James H. Plumridge (Commander of First Class), T.H. Layton (British consul, Amoy), and Frederick E. Johnstone (Commander), giving instructions to Hay...
Dates: 1848
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