James Porter

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Surgeon Vice-Admiral SIR James Porter, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., M.D., L.L.D., M.A., R.N. (5 December, 1851 – 9 August, 1935) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career


  • "Surg. Vice-Admiral Sir J. Porter" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 12 August, 1935. Issue 47140, col E, p. 12.


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Herbert M. Ellis
Medical Director-General
11 May, 1908[1]
Succeeded by
Sir Arthur W. May


  1. Porter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/10. f. 131.