Categories: Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath.
Sir Francis entered the Royal navy in 1831 and was promoted to Captain in 1854. He was involved in several searches to find Sir John Franklin's missing expedition of 1845.
He received many honours including a knighthood in 1860. He was promoted to Admiral on 7 Jul 1884 and was made a KCB in1891.
He had three sons and two daughters.
A number of geographical features in Canada, of which the most prominent is McClintock Channel, have been named after him.
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