Ralph Lancelot Turton

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Commander Ralph Lancelot Turton, (26 July, 1839 – 29 September, 1879) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Turton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 24 April, 1860.

Turton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 29 December, 1871. He died while appointed to the Coast Guard on full pay.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Pigeon
8 Sep, 1870[1]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Francis G. Crofton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Egeria
2 Nov, 1874[2] – Jan, 1876
Succeeded by
Archibald L. Douglas


  1. The Monthly Navy List. (October, 1871). p. 193.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1876). p. 143.