Charles Gordon Brodie

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Rear-Admiral Charles Gordon Brodie (19 January, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Brodie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 19 July, 1904.[1]

Brodie was lucky to survive the ramming and loss of C 11 by a steamer in 1909.[2]

Brodie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 19 July, 1912.[3]

Brodie was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Thames on 1 January, 1913.[4]

Brodie was promoted to the rank of Commander on 28 June, 1916.[5]

Post-War

Brodie was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1922.[6]

On September 1931, he was superseded in command of the heavy cruiser Berwick by Cecil Nugent Reyne.[7]

Brodie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 3 August, 1934 and placed on the Retired List the next day in accordance with Order in Council of 9 March, 1914.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. C 11
23 Sep, 1907[9] – 14 Jul, 1909[10]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
George H. Pownall
Captain of H.M.S. C 9
10 May, 1912[11]
Succeeded by
Charles S. Benning
Preceded by
Stanley L. Willis
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
1 Jan, 1913[12][13] – 14 Jan, 1914[14]
Succeeded by
Alexander R. Palmer
Preceded by
John Casement
Captain of H.M.S. Rapid
14 Jan, 1914[15] – 13 May, 1915[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur L. Ashby
Captain of H.M.S. Triad
27 May, 1915[17] – 1 Aug, 1915[18]
Succeeded by
George E. Lewin
Preceded by
Frederick A. Sommerville
Captain of H.M.S. Adamant
6 Aug, 1915[19][20] – Mar, 1917[21]
Succeeded by
Kenneth M. Bruce
Preceded by
Henry D. Gill
Captain of H.M.S. Platypus
Mar, 1917[22] – 28 Oct, 1918[23]
Succeeded by
Edward C. Boyle
Preceded by
Colin Cantlie
Captain of H.M.S. K 14
Oct, 1918[24] – 22 Jul, 1919[25]
Succeeded by
Samuel M. G. Gravener
Preceded by
Hubert Vaughan-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. M 1
30 Mar, 1921[26] – 12 Jul, 1922[27]
Succeeded by
Edward G. Stanley
Preceded by
Charles S. Benning
Captain of H.M.S. Titania
1 Feb, 1923[28]
Succeeded by
Robert H. T. Raikes
Preceded by
John G. Bower
as Commander (S), Fourth Submarine Flotilla
Captain (S), Fourth Submarine Flotilla
1 Feb, 1923[29] – Mar, 1925[30]
Succeeded by
Robert H. T. Raikes
Preceded by
Geoffrey Layton
Captain of H.M.S. Dolphin
3 Aug, 1925[31] – 10 Oct, 1927[32]
Succeeded by
Robert R. Turner
Preceded by
Eric G. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Berwick
15 Apr, 1930[33] – Sep, 1931[34]
Succeeded by
Cecil N. Reyne
Preceded by
Alfred W. Sprott
Captain of H.M.S. Ambrose
17 Nov, 1939[35] – 14 Mar, 1940[36]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 10.
  2. "Submarine Disaster". The Times. Friday, 16 July, 1909. Issue 39013, col B, p. 10.
  3. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 385.
  5. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  6. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  7. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  8. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 286.
  10. "Submarine Disaster". The Times. Friday, 16 July, 1909. Issue 39013, col B, p. 10.
  11. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 385.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 385.
  13. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  14. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  15. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  16. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  17. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  18. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  19. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 391c.
  20. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  21. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  22. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  23. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600. Day of month taken from successor.
  24. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  25. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  26. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  27. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  28. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 275.
  29. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  30. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  31. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  32. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  33. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 217.
  34. He was superseded that month. Reyne Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 98.
  35. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.
  36. Brodie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 600.