Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame-Graham

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Admiral SIR Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame-Graham, K.B.E., C.B., Royal Navy (16 February, 1892 – 14 February, 1981) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

His godfather was Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. His uncle was Robert Cunninghame-Graham, a famous horseman known in Argentina as "Don Roberto" and also as the "Gaucho Laird."

Promoted to Acting Sub-Lieutenant on 15 September, 1912.[1]

Post-Second World War

Cunninghame-Graham was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Dumbarton on 4 March, 1952.[2] On 5 January, 1955, he was commissioned as Her Majesty's Lieutenant of the County of Dumbarton.[3] On 9 May he succeeded his late predecessor as Lord Lieutenant in the position of Keeper of Dumbarton Castle.[4] He was succeeded as Lord Lieutenant of Dumbarton on 14 May, 1968.[5]


  • "Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham" (Obituaries). The Times. 16 February, 1981. Issue 60853, col G, pg. 14.
  • Cunninghame Grahame, Admiral Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine (1979). Random Naval Recollections, 1905–1951. Gartochan, Dumbartonshire: Famedram Publishers Limited.


See Also

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Captain of H.M.S. Cardiff
19 Jan, 1931 – 26 Jan, 1931
Succeeded by
John H. K. Clegg
Preceded by
John S. Dalison
Captain of H.M.S. Tarantula
7 Jan, 1937 – 8 Mar, 1938
Succeeded by
Henry R. P. Floyd
Preceded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
3 Mar, 1939 – 21 Apr, 1941
Succeeded by
Preceded by
John H. Venville
Captain of H.M.S. Kent
15 May, 1941 – 9 Jul, 1943
Succeeded by
Geoffrey A. B. Hawkins
Preceded by
Sir Ernest R. Archer
Flag Officer Commanding Scotland and Northern Ireland
Jul, 1950 – Aug, 1951
Succeeded by
John H. F. Crombie


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 19.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 39491. p. 1468. 14 March, 1952.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 40381. p. 240. 11 January, 1955.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 40475. p. 2728. 10 May, 1955.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 44594. p. 5899. 24 May, 1968.