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Admiral of the Fleet De Robeck

Post by AJK » 17 Apr 2020 03:29

I am attempting to put together a naval career timeline for Admiral of the Fleet Sir John De Robeck, and am having a problem in finding an appointment for him during 1910-1911. Can anyone help, please?

25 Jan 1908 - 25 Jan 1910: Captain, HMS Dominion
26 Jan 1910 - 14 Feb 1911:
15 Feb 1911 - 21 Dec 1911: Inspecting Captain of Boys' Training Ships
Jan 1912 - Apr 1912: President for Special Service, Admiralty
8 Apr 1912 - 1 May 1914: Admiral of Patrols
26 Jul 1914 - 7 Feb 1915: Commander, 9th Cruiser Squadron
8 Feb 1915 - 16 Mar 1915: Deputy Commander, East Mediterranean Squadron
17 Mar 1915 - 19 Jun 1916: Commander, East Mediterranean Squadron
19 Jul 1916 - 1 Dec 1916: Commander, 3rd Battle Squadron, Grand Fleet
3 Dec 1916 - 22 Mar 1919: Commander, 2nd Battle Squadron, Grand Fleet
26 Jul 1919 - 15 May1922: Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Station
26 Jul 1919 - Sep 1920: High Commissioner, Constantinople
15 Aug 1922 - 15 Aug 1924: Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet

1 Dec 1911: Rear-Admiral
17 Mar 1915: Acting Vice-Admiral
17 May 1917: Vice-Admiral
24 Mar 1920: Admiral
24 Nov 1925: Admiral of the Fleet

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AJK

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Re: Admiral of the Fleet De Robeck

Post by hucks216 » 17 Apr 2020 13:55

25-Jan-1908 - In Command HMS Dominion
25-Jan-1910 - placed on half pay until the autumn.
02-Oct-1910 - Attended HMS President for 3 short courses (torpedo, gunnery & navigation).
15-Feb-1911 - HMS Impregnable - Inspecting Captain of Boys' Training Ships.

Source: A Biographical Dictionary of the Twentieth-Century Royal Navy Vol 1 - Admirals of the Fleet and Admirals by Alastair Wilson (published by Seaforth).

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Re: Admiral of the Fleet De Robeck

Post by AJK » 17 Apr 2020 15:03

Wonderful - thank you so much for the quick response!

Regards,

AJK

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