Armand Temple Powlett

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Admiral Armand Temple Powlett, Royal Navy, Retired (17 March, 1841 – 22 January, 1925) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverend Percy William Powlett.

Powlett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 August, 1860.

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 4 April, 1870.[1]

He was appointed to the Asia on 1 August, 1891,[2] in command of the Steam Reserve at Portsmouth in succession to Captain Markham. On 25 January, 1892, he was appointed Captain Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard.[3]

Flag Rank

Powlett was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1894.[4]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 March, 1900, vice Cardale.[5] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 17 March, 1901.[6]

Powlett was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 16 June, 1904.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 26 January, 1925. Issue 43869, col F, p. 18.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Champion
23 Aug, 1883[8] – 18 Jun, 1887
Succeeded by
Adolphus F. St. Clair
Preceded by
Albert H. Markham
Captain of H.M.S. Active
14 Nov, 1889[9] – 1 Aug, 1891
Succeeded by
Lewis Anthony Beaumont
Preceded by
Albert H. Markham
Commodore Second Class in Command of the Training Squadron
14 Nov, 1889[10] – 1 Aug, 1891
Succeeded by
Lewis A. Beaumont
Preceded by
Albert H. Markham
Captain of Portsmouth Dockyard Reserve
1 Aug, 1891[11] – 25 Jan, 1892
Succeeded by
John C. Burnell
Preceded by
Richard Duckworth-King
Captain Superintendent, Sheerness Dockyard
25 Jan, 1892[12] – 1 Jan, 1894
Succeeded by
John Fellowes
Preceded by
Arthur H. Alington
Second-in-Command, Channel Squadron
1 May, 1896[13] – 19 May, 1897
Succeeded by
John Fellowes

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23605. p. 2099. 8 April, 1870.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 23 July, 1891. Issue 33384, col A, p. 7.
  3. Clowes. VII. p. 7.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26471. p. 7580. 29 December, 1893.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27171. p. 1523. 6 March, 1900.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27297. p. 2021. 22 March, 1901.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27692. p. 4259. 5 July, 1904.
  8. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 201.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 191.
  10. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 November, 1889. Issue 32846, col C, p. 10.
  11. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 23 July, 1891. Issue 33384, col A, p. 7.
  12. Clowes. The Royal Navy. Vol. VII. p. 7.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1896). p. 191.