Charles Gray Pitcairn Jones

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Commander (retired) Charles Gray Pitcairn Jones, R.N. (10 March, 1893 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain (retired) E. P. Jones, R.N. He gained one months' time on passing out of the Training Establishment and he was appointed to join Dreadnought on 15 September, 1910. After she paid off on 17 March, 1911, he was appointed to Formidable for six months and then to Implacable and finally to Africa on 14 May, 1912 operating with the Third Battle Squadron.

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1915.


Lieutenant Jones was appointed to the destroyer Success in November, 1919.[1]

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1923.

Jones was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1937.

World War II

Jones was reverted to the Retired List on 15 February, 1947.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Oliver R. Wace
Captain of H.M.S. Success
Nov, 1919[2]
Succeeded by
Cyril J. P. Hill
as Captain of H.M.A.S. Success
Preceded by
Eric W. M. King
Captain of H.M.S. Woodcock
18 Oct, 1923[3] – Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
Douglas Garvey


  1. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 290.