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Sir William Pakenham

(1861-1933), Admiral

20th Century Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 6 portraits
William Pakenham entered the Royal Navy in 1874. He rose through the ranks and by 1914 had been promoted to Rear-Admiral. He was given command of the 3rd Cruiser Squadron, and was Commander-in-Chief of the Battle Cruiser Fleet during the Battle of Jutland. He retained this post until the end of the war. Having been promoted to Vice-Admiral in 1918 Pakenham subsequently served as President of the Royal Naval College from 1919-20 and then as Commander-in-Chief in the North Atlantic and West Indies.

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Sir William Pakenham, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x65817

Sir William Pakenham

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1919
NPG x65817

Sir William Pakenham, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x65821

Sir William Pakenham

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1919
NPG x65821

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Sir William Pakenham

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1919
NPG x65818

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Sir William Pakenham

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1919
NPG x65819

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Sir William Pakenham

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1919
NPG x65820

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