Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame Graham

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Admiral SIR Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame Graham, K.B.E., C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (16 February, 1892 – 14 February, 1981) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

His father was Lt. (later Cdr.) Charles E. F. Cunninghame-Graham, R.N..[1]

His godfather was Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. His uncle was Robert Cunninghame-Graham, a famous horseman known in Argentina as "Don Roberto" and also as the "Gaucho Laird." The Royal Navy originally had his name hyphenated, but in 1936 he personally asked that it not be so.

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Acting Sub-Lieutenant on 15 September, 1912.[2][3]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Lieutenant on 10 August, 1914.[4]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 10 August, 1922.[5]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Commander on 31 December, 1927.[6]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Captain on 31 December, 1935.[7]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Rear-Admiral on 2 January, 1945.[8]

Post-Second World War

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Vice-Admiral on 2 September, 1948. He was placed on the Retired List on 15 October, 1951.[9]

Cunninghame Graham was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Dumbarton on 4 March, 1952.[10]

Cunninghame Graham was promoted to Admiral on 15 March, 1952.[11]

On 5 January, 1955, he was commissioned as Her Majesty's Lieutenant of the County of Dumbarton.[12] On 9 May he succeeded his late predecessor as Lord Lieutenant in the position of Keeper of Dumbarton Castle.[13] He was succeeded as Lord Lieutenant of Dumbarton on 14 May, 1968.[14]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham" (Obituaries). The Times. 16 February, 1981. Issue 60853, col G, pg. 14.
  • Cunninghame Grahame, Admiral Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine (1979). Random Naval Recollections, 1905–1951. Gartochan, Dumbartonshire: Famedram Publishers Limited.

Papers

See Also

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Captain of H.M.S. Cardiff
19 Jan, 1931[15] – 26 Jan, 1931[16]
Succeeded by
John H. K. Clegg
Preceded by
John S. Dalison
Captain of H.M.S. Tarantula
7 Jan, 1937[17] – 8 Mar, 1938[18]
Succeeded by
Henry R. P. Floyd
Preceded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
3 Mar, 1939[19] – 21 Apr, 1941[20]
Succeeded by
Gerald H. Warner
Preceded by
John H. Venville
Captain of H.M.S. Kent
15 May, 1941[21] – 9 Jul, 1943[22]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey A. B. Hawkins
Preceded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Tenth Cruiser Squadron
8 Apr, 1945[23] – 1 Aug, 1946[24]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Wilfrid R. Patterson
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Second Cruiser Squadron
1 Aug, 1946[25] – 4 Sep, 1946[26]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Packer
Preceded by
Henry C. Bovell
Admiral Superintendent of Rosyth Dockyard
7 Apr, 1947[27] – 31 Jul, 1950[28]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Sir Ernest R. Archer
Flag Officer Commanding Scotland and Northern Ireland
31 Jul, 1950[29] – Aug, 1951[30]
Succeeded by
John H. F. Crombie
 

Footnotes

  1. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46. I cannot identify this man.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 19.
  3. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  4. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  5. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  6. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  7. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  8. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  9. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 39491. p. 1468. 14 March, 1952.
  11. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 40381. p. 240. 11 January, 1955.
  13. The London Gazette: no. 40475. p. 2728. 10 May, 1955.
  14. The London Gazette: no. 44594. p. 5899. 24 May, 1968.
  15. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  16. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  17. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  18. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  19. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  20. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  21. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  22. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  23. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  24. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  25. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  26. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  27. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  28. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  29. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.
  30. Cunninghame Graham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55/46. f. 46.