Charles Henry Umfreville

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Captain Charles Henry Umfreville, R.N. (30 November, 1861 – 14 February, 1913) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Calcutta.

Umfreville was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1884.

Umfreville was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1897.

Umfreville was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1903.

Umfreville was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Niobe in January, 1906. On 6 November 1906, Umfreville was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Diadem. He was superseded on 17 April, 1907.

Having wrestled with tuberluosis, Umfreville was placed on the Retired List as unfit on 30 November, 1908. He died at Sheringham, Norfolk.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Hebe
9 Oct, 1894[1] – 30 Nov, 1897
Succeeded by
Arthur B. F. Dawson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Shearwater
24 Oct, 1901[2][3] – 3 Jan, 1904
Succeeded by
Allen T. Hunt
Preceded by
John Denison
Captain of H.M.S. Niobe
3 Jan, 1905[4] – 6 Nov, 1906
Succeeded by
Arthur D. Ricardo
Preceded by
Herbert W. Savory
Captain of H.M.S. Diadem
6 Nov, 1906[5] – 17 Apr, 1907
Succeeded by
Owen F. Gillett

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 228.
  2. "Naval & military intelligence" The Times (London). Friday, 25 October 1901. (36595), p. 8.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 303.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 349.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 300.