Charles Blois Miller

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Vice-Admiral Charles Blois Miller (15 July, 1880 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 1 October, 1890.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1903.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1908.[3]

He was appointed captain of H.M.S. Jupiter in September 1911.[4]

On 9 January, 1912, he was appointed in command of the light cruiser Liverpool.[5]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Nottingham on 9 July, 1913,[6] and was still in command when she was lost on 19 August, 1916.[7]

Miller was appointed in command of the battlecruiser Glorious, and commanded her through the end of the war.[8]

See Also

Papers

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George H. Borrett
Captain of H.M.S. Pioneer
9 Jan, 1907[9] – 19 Jan, 1909[10]
Succeeded by
William F. Blunt
Preceded by
Louis C. S. Woollcombe
Captain of H.M.S. Æolus
20 Sep, 1910[11] – 22 Nov, 1910[12]
Succeeded by
William W. Wilson
Preceded by
The Hon. Algernon D. E. H. Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. Edgar
21 Feb, 1911[13][14] – 22 Jul, 1911[15]
Succeeded by
Henry P. Ritchie
Preceded by
Francis W. Caulfeild
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Arthur
15 Aug, 1911[16] – 1 Sep, 1911[17]
Succeeded by
Basil H. Fanshawe
Preceded by
Cole C. Fowler
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
1 Sep, 1911[18] – 9 Jan, 1912[19]
Succeeded by
John Nicholas
Preceded by
Charles H. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
9 Jan, 1912[20][21] – 9 Jul, 1913[22]
Succeeded by
Edward Reeves
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Nottingham
9 Jul, 1913[23] – 19 Aug, 1916[24]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
27 Aug, 1916[25] – 1919[26]
Succeeded by
Gerald W. Vivian

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26093. p. 5268. 3 October, 1890.
  2. Miller Service REcord. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  3. Miller Service REcord. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 340.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 362.
  7. Naval Operations. Vol. IV. pp. 35, 38.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 801.
  9. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  10. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  11. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  12. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  13. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 307.
  15. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  16. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  17. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  18. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  19. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 340.
  21. Miller Service REcord. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  22. Miller Service REcord. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  23. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 362.
  24. Naval Operations. Vol. IV. pp. 35, 38.
  25. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 801.
  26. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.