Archibald Bellenden Purvis
Life & Career
Son of Reverend F. R. Purvis.
Purvis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1888.
Purvis was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1901.
On 22 September 1906, Purvis requested that he be relieved of command of Clyde owing to ill health.
Purvis was retired as unfit on 28 November, 1907.
Purvis was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 31 December, 1916.
He reverted to the Retired List on 21 January, 1919.
James W. Pochin
|Captain of H.M.S. Speedwell
9 Jun, 1901 – 5 Jul, 1901[Inference]
William F. Benwell
John H. Robertson
|Captain of H.M.S. Jason
30 Sep, 1905 – 17 Nov, 1905
Edward A. Thomas
Harry H. Smyth
|Captain of H.M.S. Dryad
17 Nov, 1905 – 17 Jan, 1906
Henry F. Oliver
- The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 334.
- The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 304.