Alan Dixon

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Captain Alan Dixon, O.B.E., R.N., Retired (16 January, 1880 – 8 August, 1948) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Bexhill, the orphaned son of Captain Dixon. He entered the Navy direct from Conway, but his Service Record also indicates Britannia in July, 1896.

Dixon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1902.[1]

Dixon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1910.

Dixon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1915.

Dixon was appointed in command of the monitor M.29 on 6 May, 1918.[2]

Post-War

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 10 August, 1922.

Dixon was promoted to the rank of Captain on 16 January, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Himalaya
13 Aug, 1914[3] – 2 Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
Colin Mackenzie
Preceded by
Cyril Callaghan
Captain of H.M.S. M.29
6 May, 1918[4] – 11 Dec, 1919
Succeeded by
Gibson W. Simpson
Preceded by
Alexander P. Davidson
Captain of H.M.S. Thunderer
11 Aug, 1920 – 1 Oct, 1920[Inference]
Succeeded by
Colin Mackenzie
Preceded by
Robert A. Hornell
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
1 Oct, 1920[Inference] – 15 Oct, 1920
Succeeded by
Alfred A. Ellison

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 22.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 838.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401o.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 805.