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William Baillie-Hamilton

William Baillie-Hamilton
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Baillie-Hamilton around 1850
Second Secretary to the Admiralty
In office
28 April 1845 – 22 May 1855 (1845-04-28 – 1855-05-22)
Preceded bySir John Barrow
Succeeded byThomas Phinn
Personal details
Born
William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton

(1803-06-06)6 June 1803
Normanby, Yorkshire, England
Died1 October 1881(1881-10-01) (aged 78)
Portree, Skye, Scotland
Resting placeGreyfriars Kirkyard
Children
Military service
Branch Royal Navy
Service years1816–1865
RankAdmiral

Admiral William Alexander Baillie-Hamilton (6 June 1803 – 1 October 1881) was a Scottish naval commander who served on the Arctic Council when it was searching for Sir John Franklin.