Brian Herbert Fairbairn Barttelot

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Admiral SIR Brian Herbert Fairburn Barttelot, K.B.E., C.B., C.V.O., Royal Navy, Retired (13 December, 1867 – 4 February, 1942) was an officer of the Royal Navy in the First World War.

Life & Career

Barttelot was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 April, 1889.[1]

Barttelot was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1901.[2]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Bullfinch on 24 February, 1902.[3]

Barttelot was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1906.[4]

He was appointed Captain of the armoured cruiser Monmouth on 11 April, 1912.[5]

He was Captain-Superintendent of Contract-Built Ships in the Clyde District from 1914 to 1917.

Barttelot was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Civil Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1917.[6]

He took command of the battleship Resolution on 1 November, 1917.[7]

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 26 August, 1918, vice Henderson.[8]

Barttelot was appointed Admiral-Superintendent of Malta Dockyard on 1 November, 1918.[9]

On 1 November, 1923 he was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral, vice Oliver, and placed on the Retired List the following day.[10] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 1 August, 1927.[11]

He would remain at work at the Admiralty as Director of Dockyards and Repair until being superseded in March, 1928. He would die in Torquay in 1942.[12]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir Brian Barttelot" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 February, 1942. Issue 49153, col D, p. 7.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril E. Tower
Captain of H.M. T.B. 62
30 Jun, 1890[13] – 14 Aug, 1890[14]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Trevylyan D. W. Napier
Captain of H.M.S. Peterel
14 Oct, 1901[15] – 14 Feb, 1902[16]
Succeeded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Preceded by
John A. Duncan
Captain of H.M.S. Bullfinch
24 Feb, 1902[17] – 1 Aug, 1902[18]
Succeeded by
Alexander R. Palmer
Preceded by
Henry W. Osburn
Captain of H.M.S. Flirt
1 Aug, 1902[19] – 3 Apr, 1903[20]
Succeeded by
Henry C. R. Brocklebank
Preceded by
Henry C. R. Brocklebank
Captain of H.M.S. Syren
3 Apr, 1903[21] – 15 Dec, 1903[22]
Succeeded by
Noel Grant
Preceded by
E. Hyde Parker
Captain of H.M.S. Niobe
8 Jan, 1908[23] – 31 Mar, 1908[24]
Succeeded by
John C. Watson
Preceded by
William O. Boothby
Captain of H.M.S. Leviathan
31 Mar, 1908[25] – 4 Jan, 1909[26]
Succeeded by
Henry M. Doughty
Preceded by
The Hon. Hubert G. Brand
Captain of H.M.S. Blenheim
12 Jan, 1909[27][28] – 31 Mar, 1910[29]
Succeeded by
Douglas L. Dent
Preceded by
Alfred E. A. Grant
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
31 Mar, 1910[30]
Succeeded by
Charles W. Keighly-Peach
Preceded by
Hugh L. P. Heard
Captain of H.M.S. Monmouth
11 Apr, 1912[31]
Succeeded by
Frank Brandt
Preceded by
Edward F. Bruen
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
1 Nov, 1917[32] – 28 Sep, 1918[33]
Succeeded by
Oliver Backhouse
Preceded by
George A. Ballard
Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard
25 Oct, 1918[34] – 31 Mar, 1919[35]
Succeeded by
Brian H. F. Barttelot
as S.N.O. in Charge of all Naval Establishments at Malta
Preceded by
Brian H. F. Barttelot
as Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard
S.N.O. in Charge of all Naval Establishments at Malta
1 Apr, 1919[36] – 8 Nov, 1921[37]
Succeeded by
John Luce
as Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard
Preceded by
Sir Laurence E. Power
Director of Dockyards and Repair
Mar, 1923[38] – 1 Mar, 1928[39][40]
Succeeded by
Albert P. Addison

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25931. p. 2502. 7 May, 1889.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27335. p. 4780. 19 July, 1901.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 14 February, 1902. Issue 36691, col B, p. 9.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27982. p. 31. 1 January, 1907.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 346.
  6. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29886. p. 1. 1 January, 1917.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 397l.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 30881. p. 1039. 3 September, 1918.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 1855.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 32878. p. 7658. 9 November, 1923.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 33300. p. 5105. 5 August, 1927.
  12. "Admiral Sir Brian Barttelot" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 February, 1942. Issue 49153, col D, p. 7.
  13. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Monday, 26 May, 1890. Issue 33021, col A, p. 8.
  14. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  15. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  16. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  17. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 14 February, 1902. Issue 36691, col B, p. 9.
  18. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  19. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  20. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  21. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  22. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  23. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  24. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  25. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 340.
  26. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  27. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 285.
  28. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  29. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  30. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 March, 1910. Issue 39208, col E, p. 12.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 346.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 397l.
  33. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  34. The Navy List. (November, 1918). p. 7.
  35. Barttelot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 238.
  36. The Navy List. (November, 1918). p. 7.
  37. "Admiral Sir Brian Barttelot" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 February, 1942. Issue 49153, col D, p. 7.
  38. "Admiral Sir Brian Barttelot" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 February, 1942. Issue 49153, col D, p. 7.
  39. "Admiral Sir Brian Barttelot" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 February, 1942. Issue 49153, col D, p. 7.
  40. Addison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/138. f. 221.