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Sir Lambton Loraine, 11th Baronet

Index Sir Lambton Loraine, 11th Baronet

Lambton Loraine (17 November 1838 - 13 May 1917) was a British naval officer, best remembered for his involvement in the "Virginius Affair" of 1873. [1]

15 relations: Aide-de-camp, Chincha Islands War, Joseph Denman, Loraine baronets, Midshipman, Northumberland, Officer cadet, Pacific Station, Paddle steamer, Percy Loraine, Royal Navy, Spanish corvette Tornado, Ten Years' War, Valparaíso, Virginius Affair.

Aide-de-camp

An aide-de-camp (French expression meaning literally helper in the military camp) is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military, police or government officer, a member of a royal family, or a head of state.

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Chincha Islands War

The Chincha Islands War, also known as Spanish-South American War (Guerra hispano-sudamericana) was a series of coastal and naval battles between Spain and its former colonies of Peru and Chile from 1864 to 1866.

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Joseph Denman

Rear Admiral Joseph Denman (23 June 1810 – 26 November 1874) was a British naval officer, most noted for his actions against the slave trade as a commander of HMS ''Wanderer'' of the West Africa Squadron.

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Loraine baronets

The Loraine Baronetcy, of Kirk Harle in the County of Northumberland, was a title in the Baronetage of England.

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Midshipman

A midshipman is an officer of the junior-most rank, in the Royal Navy, United States Navy, and many Commonwealth navies.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Officer cadet

Officer cadet is a rank held by military cadets during their training to become commissioned officers.

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Pacific Station

The Pacific Station, often referred to as the Pacific Squadron, was one of the geographical divisions into which the Royal Navy divided its worldwide responsibilities.

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Paddle steamer

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

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Percy Loraine

Sir Percy Lyham Loraine, 12th Baronet, (5 November 1880 – 23 May 1961) was a British diplomat.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Spanish corvette Tornado

Tornado was a bark-rigged screw steam corvette of the Spanish Navy, first launched at Clydebank, Scotland in 1863, as the Confederate raider CSS Texas.

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Ten Years' War

The Ten Years' War (Guerra de los Diez Años) (1868–1878), also known as the Great War (Guerra Grande) and the War of '68, was part of Cuba's fight for independence from Spain.

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Valparaíso

Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile.

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Virginius Affair

The Virginius Affair (sometimes called the Virginius Incident) was a diplomatic dispute that occurred from October 1873 to February 1875 between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain (then in control of Cuba), during the Ten Years' War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Lambton_Loraine,_11th_Baronet

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