Alfred Jerome Lucian Phillips

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Alfred Jerome Lucian Phillips, D.S.O., R.N. (2 August, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Lieutenant Colonel A. L. Phillips of the Colonial Indian Army.

Phillips passed out of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in April, 1910 ranked second of 77 cadets in marks on the Part I examination.[1]

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1915.

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1923.

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1928.

Phillips was appointed in command of the battleship Iron Duke in October, 1937.

Phillips was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain on 8 January, 1944.

Phillips was reverted to the Retired List and promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 22 December, 1947.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edmund G. N. Rushbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. Vesper
22 Nov, 1930[2] – 3 Oct, 1932
Succeeded by
George F. Stevens-Guille
Preceded by
The Hon. Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant
Captain of H.M.S. Iron Duke
6 Oct, 1937 – 23 Jan, 1939
Succeeded by
Robert D. Oliver
Preceded by
Victor H. Danckwerts
Captain of H.M.S. Keith
31 Jul, 1939[3] – 30 Aug, 1939[4]
Succeeded by
Henry T. W. Pawsey
Preceded by
Charles M. Blackman
Captain (D), Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla
31 Jul, 1939 – 30 Aug, 1939
Succeeded by
Jack G. Bickford
Preceded by
Henry T. W. Pawsey
Captain of H.M.S. Montrose
30 Aug, 1939 – 28 Sep, 1939
Succeeded by
Cecil R. L. Parry
Preceded by
Francis S. W. de Winton
Captain (D), Seventeenth Destroyer Flotilla
30 Aug, 1939 – 29 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
Harold T. Armstrong
Preceded by
Alexander G. B. Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. Norfolk
12 Feb, 1940[5] – 20 Jan, 1942[6]
Succeeded by
Alfred S. Russell


  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 279a.
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  6. page on the ship.