Andrew Wilmot-Smith

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Commander Andrew Wilmot-Smith, D.S.O., R.N. (21 May, 1885 – 26 July, 1937) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Boroughbridge, Yorkshire.

Wilmot-Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1906.

Wilmot-Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1914.

Wilmot-Smith gave up command of E 17 when he was appointed to Maidstone, additional, for "Special Service" on 27 August, 1915. He was to be accomodated in Baralong. He was awarded a D.S.O. for destroying U 41 on 24 September 1915 in what was later called the Second Baralong Incident.

Post-War

Wilmot-Smith was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1920.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. A 9
1 Feb, 1909[1] – 1 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Reginald T. Dimsdale
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. C 20
1 Jan, 1910[2] – 17 Oct, 1912
Succeeded by
Francis J. H. Dawson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 17
3 Mar, 1915 – 27 Aug, 1915
Succeeded by
John R. G. Moncreiffe
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. G 11
9 Feb, 1916 – 26 Feb, 1917
Succeeded by
Charles M. S. Chapman
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. G 14
1 May, 1917 – Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
Maurice W. Bailward
Preceded by
George A. Saltren-Willett
Captain of H.M.S. Hebe
Sep, 1917[3] – 1 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Martin E. Nasmith
as Commander (S), Third Submarine Flotilla
Lieutenant-Commander (S), Third Submarine Flotilla
Sep, 1917 – 1 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Algernon H. C. Candy
as Captain (S), Third Submarine Flotilla
Preceded by
Duncan W. Roe
Captain of H.M.S. Sanfoin
1 Feb, 1919 – 4 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
John A. Gaimes
Preceded by
Henry P. Hughes
Captain of H.M.S. Orby
5 May, 1919[4] – 8 Jul, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Salford
8 Jul, 1919[5] – 4 Feb, 1920
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Wednesday, 3 February, 1909. Issue 38873, col A, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 395a.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 809.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 855.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 910.