Alfred Phillipps Ryder
Life & Career
Ryder served as Second-in-Command of the Channel Squadron from 1868 to 1869, after which he was appointed naval attaché to Paris.
Ryder was promoted to Admiral of the Fleet on 29 April, 1885.
After Ryder died, a prize of books awarded to the Sub-Lieutenant who placed highest in the examination in French at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich was founded in his memory – the Ryder Memorial Prize.
|Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
1869 – c. 1872
Henry B. Jackson
Sir Charles F. A. Shadwell
|Commander-in-Chief, China Station
Aug, 1874 – 1877
Sir Charles F. Hillyar
Edward G. Fanshawe
|Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth Station
27 Nov, 1879 – 1882
Sir Geoffrey T. Phipps Hornby
- The Navy List. (January, 1874). p. 6.
- The Monthly Navy List. (February, 1874). Corrected to 20 January, 1874. p. 6.
- The Navy List. (April, 1875). p. 6.
- The Navy List. (October, 1877). p. 5.
- The Navy List. (January, 1880). p. 188.