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Name  Adolphus Slade

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Died  1877, Marylebone, United Kingdom
Books  Turkey - Greece and Malta, Records of Travels in Turkey - G, Travels in Germany and Russ, Records of Travels in Turkey - G

Sir Adolphus Slade CB (1804 – 13 November 1877) was a British admiral who became an admiral in the Ottoman Navy.


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He was the fifth son of General Sir John Slade.


  • 1815: Entered Navy
  • 1827: Lieutenant
  • 1841: Commander
  • 1849: Captain
  • 1849–1866: Admiral in the Turkish navy, with the title of Mushaver (consulting) Pasha. This included the Crimean War. In 1854, his flagship was a 72-gun frigate.
  • 1858: KCB
  • 1866: Rear-Admiral
  • 1867: Retired Rear-Admiral
  • 1873: Retired Vice-Admiral
  • Books

    Slade, who has been described as "one of the best nineteenth-century writers on the Middle East", wrote a number of books:

  • Records of travels in Turkey, Greece, &c. and of a Cruise in the Black Sea, with the Capitan Pasha, in the years 1829,1830, and 1831 (1833)
  • Turkey, Greece and Malta (1837)
  • The sultan and Mehemet Ali; or, The present crisis in Turkey. (1839)
  • Travels in Germany and Russia: including a steam voyage by the Danube and the Euxine from Vienna to Constantinople, in 1838-39 (1840)
  • A Few Words on Naval Construction and Naval promotion. (1846)
  • Maritime States and Military Navies (1859)
  • Turkey and the Crimean War: a narrative of historical events (1867)
  • An Historical Catechism of the Church of England, from the Apostles’ times to the mission of St. Augustine. Compiled chiefly for the young (1883).
  • References

    Adolphus Slade Wikipedia