Cecil Charles Brittain Vacher

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Captain Cecil Charles Brittain Vacher, D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (3 October, 1886 – 17 November, 1955) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Vacher was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1908.[1]

Vacher was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 January, 1916.[2]

Vacher was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1920.[3]

Vacher was appointed in command of the monitor Terror on 2 September, 1929. He remained in command for exactly two years, and then was appointed in command of Argus on 3 September, 1931.[4]

Vacher was promoted to the rank of Captain as he was placed on the Retired List on 15 April, 1933.[5]

World War II

He reverted to the Retired List on 12 July, 1941. Though he continued to be troubled by arthritis in his hip and knee, he was called up again. He was finally reverted to the Retired List on 27 July, 1945 after having been in charge of the Naval Detention Quarters, Coatdyke Prison.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cloudesley V. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Constance
c. May, 1926[7] – 15 Jun, 1926[8]
Succeeded by
H. Evelyn C. Blagrove
Preceded by
Evelyn T. Wickham
Captain of H.M.S. Cornflower
late 1926[9]
Succeeded by
Hugh A. C. Dick
Preceded by
John E. Loveluck
Captain of H.M.S. Dahlia
25 Oct, 1926[10]
Succeeded by
Hugh P. Cotton
Preceded by
Eric Q. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Terror
2 Sep, 1929[11] – 2 Sep, 1931[12]
Succeeded by
John M. Scott
Preceded by
Claud A. Merriman
Captain of H.M.S. Argus
3 Sep, 1931[13] – 14 Oct, 1931[14]
Succeeded by
Paul F. P. Berryman

Footnotes

  1. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  2. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  3. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  4. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  5. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  6. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 252.
  7. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  8. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  9. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  10. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  11. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  12. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  13. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.
  14. Vacher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. Book 9, f. 313.