Arthur Duncan Read

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Arthur Duncan Read, C.B., R.N. (23 April, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Read was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 October, 1910.

Read was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 October, 1918.

Read was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1924.

Read was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1932.

Read was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 February, 1942.

Read was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 June, 1945.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil R. E. W. Perryman
Captain of H.M.S. Ark Royal
6 Mar, 1933 – 8 Mar, 1934
Succeeded by
Arthur W. La T. Bisset
Preceded by
Charles M. Blackman
Captain of H.M.S. Folkestone
15 May, 1934[1]
Succeeded by
Benjamin C. S. Martin
Preceded by
Arthur L. St. G. Lyster
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
4 May, 1936[2] – 5 May, 1938
Succeeded by
Percy Todd
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
5 May, 1938 – 27 Oct, 1940
Succeeded by
Roger S. Wellby
Preceded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
27 Oct, 1940 – 23 Sep, 1941
Succeeded by
Desmond N. C. Tufnell
Preceded by
William George Tennant
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Fourth Cruiser Squadron
Nov, 1943[3] – Nov, 1944[4]
Succeeded by
Eric J. P. Brind

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 240.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 261.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.