|Sir John Kingcome|
|Years of service||1808 - 1869|
HMS St George
HMS Royal William
First Anglo-Burmese War
First Opium War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Kingcome joined the Royal Navy in 1808 and was present at the destruction of the French ships during the Battle of the Basque Roads the following year. He also served in the First Anglo-Burmese War from 1824 to 1826.
Promoted to Captain in 1838, he commanded HMS Belleisle during the First Opium War in 1841. He later took charge of HMS Simoom and HMS St George and then commanded HMS Royal William in the Baltic Sea during the Crimean War. He was appointed Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station in 1862 and retired as a full Admiral in 1869.
Sir Thomas Maitland
|Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station|
| Succeeded by|
Sir Henry Denham
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