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Atwell Lake
Born (1842-04-11)11 April 1842
Died 27 August 1915(1915-08-27) (aged 73)
Allegiance Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Admiral
Commands held HMS Nelson
HMS Orlando
Flag Officer, Gibraltar
Coast of Ireland Station
Relations Sir Atwell Henry Lake, 9th Baronet (son)
Henry Atwell Lake (father)

Admiral Atwell Peregrine MacLeod Lake (11 April 1842 – 27 August 1915) was a Royal Navy officer who became Senior Officer, Coast of Ireland Station.


Lake was born in 1842. Henry Atwell Lake was his father and Sir James Samuel William Lake, 4th Baronet was his grandfather.[1] Sir Atwell Henry Lake, 9th Baronet was his son.

Naval careerEdit

Lake became commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Nelson in January 1885, commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Orlando in May 1888 and commanding officer of HMS Nelson again in August 1888.[2] He went on to be Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich in February 1889, Flag Officer, Gibraltar in January 1892, Captain, Fleet Reserve, Portsmouth in March 1895 and Senior Officer, Coast of Ireland Station in January 1898 before he retired in February 1901.[3]


  1. Wikisource-logo.svg Vetch, Robert Hamilton (1892). "Lake, Henry Atwell". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 31. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 415f. 
  2. "Captains commanding Royal Navy warships". Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  3. "Senior Royal Navy appointments". Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Claude Buckle
Senior Officer, Coast of Ireland Station
Succeeded by
Edmund Jeffreys

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