Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay

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Admiral THE HONOURABLE Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay, G.C.V.D., K.C.B., D.S.O. (29 May, 1881 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ramsay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 May, 1902.[1]

Ramsay was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 29 May, 1910.[2]

On 8 February, 1913, he was appointed to Excellent to re-qualify for gunnery duties,[3] then being appointed gunnery officer of Indefatigable on 17 June, 1913.[4]

Ramsay was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1914.[5]

Post-War

Ramsay was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1919.[6]

Ramsay was appointed in command of the light cruiser Calcutta on 15 August, 1924.[7]

Ramsay was made a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty on 19 July, 1938, vice John H. D. Cunningham.[8]

Ramsay was superseded as Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty and Chief of the Royal Naval Air Services on 21 November, 1939, by Guy Charles Cecil Royle.[9]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sidney B. Mainguy
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
15 Jul, 1919[10][11]
Succeeded by
James M. Pipon
Preceded by
Hubert S. Monroe
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
16 Nov, 1922[12] – after 31 Aug, 1923[13]
Succeeded by
Alister F. Beal
Preceded by
Noel F. Laurence
Captain of H.M.S. Chatham
c. Jan, 1924[14]
Succeeded by
Cecil N. Reyne
Preceded by
Noel F. Laurence
Captain of H.M.S. Southampton
1924[15] – 16 Aug, 1924[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Henry K. Kitson
Captain of H.M.S. Calcutta
15 Aug, 1924[17] – 11 May, 1926[18]
Succeeded by
Andrew Browne Cunningham
Preceded by
Reginald G. H. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
23 Apr, 1928[19] – Sep, 1929[20]
Succeeded by
Everard J. Hardman-Jones
Preceded by
Gilbert O. Stephenson
Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth
1 Nov, 1929[21] – 2 Nov, 1931[22]
Succeeded by
Hubert E. Dannreuther
Preceded by
Reginald G. H. Henderson
Rear-Admiral, Aircraft Carriers
15 Sep, 1933[23] – 29 Aug, 1935[24]
Succeeded by
Noel F. Laurence
as Vice-Admiral, Aircraft Carriers
Preceded by
Frank F. Rose
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
15 May, 1936[25] – 21 Jun, 1938[26]
Succeeded by
John G. Crace

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 63.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 67.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 310.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 335.
  5. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 209.
  6. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 209.
  7. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  8. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  9. Royle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 171.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1920). p. 1816.
  11. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  12. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  13. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  14. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  15. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  16. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  17. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  18. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  19. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  20. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  21. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  22. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  23. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  24. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  25. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.
  26. Ramsay Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 210.