- Sydney Dacres
Infobox Military Person
name= Sydney Dacres
lived= 1805 – 1884
caption= Admiral Sir Sydney Dacres
allegiance= flagicon|United Kingdom
commands= First Naval Lord
Admiral Sir Sydney Colpoys Dacres GCB (
1805- 8 March 1884) was the a senior naval officer and First Sea Lord.
Dacres joined the
Royal Navyin 1817.
He served as
Commander-in-Chief, Channel Squadron from 1863 to 1866 and First Sea Lordfrom 1868 to 1872.
* [http://www.pdavis.nl/ShowBiog.php?id=30 Service record]
*cite book | first=J. K. | last=Laughton | chapter=Dacres, Sir Sydney Colpoys (1805–1884) | editor=rev. Andrew Lambert | title=Oxford Dictionary of National Biography | publisher=Oxford University Press | year=2004 | url=http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/6997 | accessdate=2007-09-21
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