Adrian Holt Smyth

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Captain Adrian Holt Smyth, R.N. (10 July, 1878 – 14 April, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1901.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.[1]

Smyth was appointed in command of the battleship London on 13 June, 1918.[2]

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1918.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George P. Ross
Captain of H.M.S. Teutonic
2 Sep, 1915 – Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Moldavia
Jan, 1916[3] – 23 May, 1918[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Victor G. Gurner
Captain of H.M.S. London
13 Jun, 1918[5] – 1 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
George P. England
Preceded by
John B. Sparks
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
1 Mar, 1919 – 1 Mar, 1920
Succeeded by
John B. Sparks

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 105.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 834.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401r.
  4. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 133.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 834.