Charles James Norcock

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Charles James Norcock, R.N. (30 September, 1847 – 14 March, 1933) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Norcock was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 December, 1871.[1]

On 19 May, 1877 was appointed as a staff officer in Vernon.[2]

Norcock was promoted to the rank of Commander on 18 November, 1882.

Norcock was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1889.

Norcock was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Flora in February, 1898.

Norcock was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 30 September, 1902. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 3 October, 1902 and then to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 1 January, 1907.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
26 Nov, 1884[3] – 8 Dec, 1887
Succeeded by
John Durnford
Preceded by
Anthony Kingscote
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
4 Jan, 1888 – 10 Sep, 1889
Succeeded by
Henry D. Barry
Preceded by
Ernest N. Rolfe
Captain of H.M.S. Iris
21 Jul, 1892 – 8 Sep, 1892
Succeeded by
John H. Rainier
Preceded by
William R. Clutterbuck
Captain of H.M.S. Caroline
17 Nov, 1892[4] – 10 Apr, 1896
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Reginald N. Custance
Captain of H.M.S. Phaeton
8 Jul, 1896 – 19 Aug, 1896
Succeeded by
Francis G. Kirby
Preceded by
Edward P. Ashe
Captain of H.M.S. Retribution
3 Sep, 1896 – 14 Feb, 1898
Succeeded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Preceded by
Frederick Hutchinson
Captain of H.M.S. Flora
14 Feb, 1898[5] – 20 Jun, 1899
Succeeded by
Robert L. Groome

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1878). p. 44.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1878). p. 249.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 252.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 211.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 250.