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Admiral Sir Adolphus Slade CB (1804 - 13 November 1877) was a British admiral who became an admiral in the Ottoman Navy.
He was the fifth son of General Sir John Slade.
- 1815: Entered Navy
- 1827: Lieutenant
- 1841: Commander
- 1849: Captain
- 1849-1866: Admiral in the Turkish navy, with the title of Mushaver (consulting) Pasha. This included the Crimean War. In 1854, his flagship was a 72-gun frigate.
- 1858: KCB
- 1866: Rear-Admiral
- 1867: Retired Rear-Admiral
- 1873: Retired Vice-Admiral
Slade, who has been described as "one of the best nineteenth-century writers on the Middle East", wrote a number of books:
- Records of travels in Turkey, Greece, &c. and of a Cruise in the Black Sea, with the Capitan Pasha, in the years 1829,1830, and 1831 (1833)
- Turkey, Greece and Malta (1837)
- The sultan and Mehemet Ali; or, The present crisis in Turkey. (1839)
- Travels in Germany and Russia: including a steam voyage by the Danube and the Euxine from Vienna to Constantinople, in 1838-39 (1840)
- A Few Words on Naval Construction and Naval promotion. (1846)
- Maritime States and Military Navies (1859)
- Turkey and the Crimean War: a narrative of historical events (1867)
- An Historical Catechism of the Church of England, from the Apostles' times to the mission of St. Augustine. Compiled chiefly for the young (1883).
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