Alistair Shand Cumming

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Commander Alistair Shand Cumming, R.N., Retired (31 May, 1894 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Promoted to Midshipman on 15 January, 1912.[1]

Cumming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority 15 December, 1915.

Post-War

Cumming was appointed in command of the submarine L 18 on 6 December, 1920.[2]

Cumming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1923.

Cumming was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 3 May, 1927.

Cumming was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 May, 1934.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ronald A. Trevor
Captain of H.M.S. H 28
3 Jul, 1919[3] – 20 Nov, 1920
Succeeded by
Humphrey G. Veale
Preceded by
Anthony B. Lockhart
Captain of H.M.S. L 18
6 Dec, 1920[4] – 24 Jun, 1921
Succeeded by
Charles H. Allen
Preceded by
Andrew L. Besant
Captain of H.M.S. L 52
23 Sep, 1922 – 30 Apr, 1923
Succeeded by
Frank D. Morris
Preceded by
Gerald A. Garnons-Williams
Captain of H.M.S. H 32
30 Apr, 1923[5] – 7 Sep, 1924
Succeeded by
Gerald E. Colpoys
Preceded by
Jermyn Rushbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. L 53
17 Jul, 1926 – 20 Nov, 1926
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
John D. A. Musters
Captain of H.M.S. L 54
20 Nov, 1926 – 1 Apr, 1927
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 19.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 782a.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 243.