Arthur John Power

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Admiral of the Fleet SIR Arthur John Power, G.C.B., G.B.E., C.V.O., (12 April, 1889 – 28 January, 1960) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Power was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1910.

Great War

Power was appointed as gunnery officer in Magnificent on 27 August, 1914, leaving her in January, 1915.[1]

Power was appointed as gunnery officer in Royal Arthur in January, 1915, leaving her on 28 March, 1915.[2]

Power was appointed as gunnery officer in Raglan on 6 May, 1915, leaving her on 17 August, 1917 to provide that function in Princess Royal. Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1918, Power remained with Princess Royal until she paid off on 17 October, 1919.[3]

Post-war

Power was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.

Power was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1929.

Power was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1940.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic G. Schurr
Captain of H.M.S. Eden
29 Jul, 1914[5] – 27 Aug, 1914[6]
Succeeded by
Ambrose M. Peck
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Arbuthnot
Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee
24 Jul, 1929[7] – 31 Mar, 1931[8]
Succeeded by
Charles A. A. Larcom
Preceded by
Isham W. Gibson
Captain of H.M.S. Dorsetshire
13 Apr, 1931[9] – Aug, 1933[10]
Succeeded by
William T. Makeig-Jones
Preceded by
Arthur F. Pridham
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
30 Oct, 1935[11] – 20 Sep, 1937[12]
Succeeded by
Harold M. Burrough
Preceded by
Sir Geoffrey Layton
as Commander-in-Chief, Eastern Fleet
Commander-in-Chief, East Indies
Nov, 1944 – Dec, 1945
Succeeded by
Sir Clement Moody
Preceded by
Sir Algernon U. Willis
Second Sea Lord
1946 – 1948
Succeeded by
Sir Cecil H. J. Harcourt

Footnotes

  1. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  2. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  3. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  4. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  5. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  6. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  7. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  8. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  9. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  10. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  11. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.
  12. Power Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 501.