Cecil Mervyn Queripel

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Lieutenant-Commander Cecil Mervyn Queripel (4 August, 1883 – 26 November, 1914) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Queripel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1904.[1]

Queripel was appointed in command of the destroyer Hasty on 4 January, 1910.[2]

He was removed in command of Porcupine in light of comments that he was not careful with money and that he required supervision such as a large ship would provide. This resulted in his appointment to the battleship Superb on 7 October, 1911.[3]

Queripel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1912 while serving in Gibraltar.[4]

He was appointed to the Bulwark on 14 January, 1914.[5]

Great War

Queripel died 26 November, 1914 in the explosion of the battleship Bulwark.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John C. S. Paterson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 85
12 Jan, 1906[7][8] – 7 May, 1908[9]
Succeeded by
Herbert I. N. Lyon
Preceded by
Robert H. B. Hammond-Chambers
Captain of H.M.S. Hasty
4 Jan, 1910[10][11] – 2 Jan, 1911[12]
Succeeded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Preceded by
Raymond J. Harris
Captain of H.M.S. Porcupine
2 Jan, 1911[13][14] – 7 Oct, 1911[15]
Succeeded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell

Footnotes

  1. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 324.
  3. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  4. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  5. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  6. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 50.
  7. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  8. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 400.
  9. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  10. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 324.
  12. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  13. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 357.
  15. Queripel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/90. f. 93.