Victor Valois

Viktor Valois
Victor Valois (1841–1924), also called Anton Friedrich Victor Valois, was a vice-admiral (Vizeadmiral) in the German Imperial Navy.wikipedia
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He graduated from the post-graduate Naval War College, the Imperial Naval Academy (Marineakademie) in 1874 in a class with three other future admirals: Otto von Diederichs, Felix von Bendemann, Gustav von Senden-Bibran.
In his class would be three other future admirals: Otto von Diederichs, Viktor Valois and Gustav von Senden-Bibran.

East Asia Squadron

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In 1890 he became commander of the German East Asia Squadron.
The squadron's new commander rear admiral Victor Valois assumed command on March 16.

Pasłęk

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After the war he settled in the town of Prussian Holland, a village settled by Dutch refugees during the fourteenth century. (The town is now called Pasłęk and is part of modern-day Poland.) The son of the erstwhile prisoner became a merchant, and his son, while studying to be a justice, married the daughter of one of the deputies of the Prussian Parliament, Antonie Pohl-Senslau.

SMS Leipzig (1875)

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In December 1890 he was in Australia with, SMS Leipzig, and.
By this time, Deinhard had been promoted to the rank of Vizeadmiral (VAdm—Vice Admiral) and recalled to Germany; his replacement, KAdm Victor Valois, began the voyage out to take command of the squadron.

Imperial German Navy

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Victor Valois (1841–1924), also called Anton Friedrich Victor Valois, was a vice-admiral (Vizeadmiral) in the German Imperial Navy.

German Imperial Naval Academy

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He graduated from the post-graduate Naval War College, the Imperial Naval Academy (Marineakademie) in 1874 in a class with three other future admirals: Otto von Diederichs, Felix von Bendemann, Gustav von Senden-Bibran.

Otto von Diederichs

He graduated from the post-graduate Naval War College, the Imperial Naval Academy (Marineakademie) in 1874 in a class with three other future admirals: Otto von Diederichs, Felix von Bendemann, Gustav von Senden-Bibran.

Gustav von Senden-Bibran

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He graduated from the post-graduate Naval War College, the Imperial Naval Academy (Marineakademie) in 1874 in a class with three other future admirals: Otto von Diederichs, Felix von Bendemann, Gustav von Senden-Bibran.

Battle of Jasmund (1864)

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Commissioned into the Prussian navy in 1857, Valois fought at the Battle of Jasmund in 1864.

Franco-Prussian War

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Between 1865 and 1868 he circumnavigated the world and later served in the Franco-Prussian War as captain of.

Seven Years' War

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According to family legend, Valois' great-grandfather was lured from France to Switzerland during the Seven Years' War, where he was conscripted into Habsburg service.

House of Habsburg

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According to family legend, Valois' great-grandfather was lured from France to Switzerland during the Seven Years' War, where he was conscripted into Habsburg service.

Battle of Liegnitz (1760)

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During the Prussian victory at Liegnitz he was among the 4,700 Austrian prisoners, and was persuaded to join the Prussian military.

Poland

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(The town is now called Pasłęk and is part of modern-day Poland.) The son of the erstwhile prisoner became a merchant, and his son, while studying to be a justice, married the daughter of one of the deputies of the Prussian Parliament, Antonie Pohl-Senslau.

Baltic Sea

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Afterward he joined the Corvette Amazone on a training cruise around the Baltic Sea.

Steam frigate

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From 1865 to 1868, Valois circumnavigated the world on the steam frigate Vineta, and subsequently on the sail corvette Nymphe.

Liberia

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Valois commanded the corvette (France, 1863) in February 1881 on a cruise to Liberia to protest a native attack on the shipwrecked crew of a German merchant ship.

Kaiserliche Werft Kiel

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In early 1890 he left the position of Director (Oberwerftdirektor) of the Imperial Shipyard in Kiel to become commander of the German East Asia Squadron.

Pacific Ocean

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This was a period of tensions and rivalries in the Pacific between the great powers, including Germany and the United States.

United States

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This was a period of tensions and rivalries in the Pacific between the great powers, including Germany and the United States.

San Francisco

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This tension was increased slightly when Valois brought his squadron into San Francisco on 4 June 1891 without the expected courtesy of raising an American flag.

Andrew E. K. Benham

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Perhaps it was for this reason that Admiral Andrew E. K. Benham, commander of Mare Island Station did not visit Valois.

Mare Island Naval Shipyard

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Perhaps it was for this reason that Admiral Andrew E. K. Benham, commander of Mare Island Station did not visit Valois.

Chilean Civil War of 1891

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This was during the 1891 Chilean Civil War and he was soon ordered south where, along with US and British navies, he was involved in the search for the gun-running Chilean ship Itata (Itata Incident).

Itata incident

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This was during the 1891 Chilean Civil War and he was soon ordered south where, along with US and British navies, he was involved in the search for the gun-running Chilean ship Itata (Itata Incident).