Arthur Wartensleben Ewart

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Admiral Arthur Wartensleben Ewart, Royal Navy, Retired (23 December, 1862 – 18 November, 1922) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ewart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 23 June, 1883.[1]

On 24 August, 1888 Ewart was appointed to Rupert as gunnery officer.[2]

Ewart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1895.[3]

Captain

Ewart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1901.[4]

In June 1904, he relieved Frederick Robert William Morgan in command of the second class protected cruiser Doris.[5]

He was appointed to command the pre-dreadnought Duncan on 4 December, 1906.[6]

On 2 February, 1909, Ewart was appointed to the battleship Ramillies and for command of a group of Special Service vessels at Devonport.[7]

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 15 March, 1911, vice Jackson,[8] and, in accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, was placed on the Retired List on 15 May.[9]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 9 June, 1916.[10]

He was advanced to Admiral on the Retired List on 17 January, 1919.[11]

Ewart succumbed to paralysis on 18 November, 1922, leaving an estate worth some 18,048 pounds sterling.[12]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral A. W. Ewart" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 21 November, 1922. Issue 43194, col E, p. 15.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward P. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Grafton
4 Aug, 1898[13] – 10 Oct, 1898[14]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Fisher
Preceded by
Frederick R. W. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Doris
10 Jun, 1904[15][16] – 27 Nov, 1906[17]
Succeeded by
Stuart St. J. Farquhar
Preceded by
John Casement
Captain of H.M.S. Duncan
4 Dec, 1906[18] – 23 Dec, 1908[19]
Succeeded by
William E. Goodenough
Preceded by
Vivian H. G. Bernard
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
2 Feb, 1909[20][21] – 15 Apr, 1910[22]
Succeeded by
George H. Borrett

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25247. p. 3377. 3 July, 1883.
  2. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 300.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26694. p. 7532. 31 December, 1895.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27335. p. 4780. 19 July, 1901.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 305.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 January, 1909. Issue 38846, col E, p. 7.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28476. p. 2233. 17 March, 1911.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 28498. p. 3998. 26 May, 1911.
  10. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29621. p. 5828. 13 June, 1916.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 31162. p. 1798. 4 February, 1919.
  12. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 679.
  13. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 300.
  14. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 300.
  15. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 303.
  16. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 49.
  17. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 49.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 305.
  19. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 49.
  20. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 49.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 365.
  22. Ewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 49.