Charles Laverock Lambe
Life & Career
Lambe first served a few months in the light cruiser Aurora before being promoted to the rank of Midshipman. He served another year in Aurora before being appointed to the Narcissus briefly and then to the second class battleship H.M.S. Camperdown on 23 August, 1892, which was serving in the Mediterranean. He was aboard her when she accidentally rammed the fleet flagship Victoria in 1893, resulting in the loss of the flagship.
Lambe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 June, 1897.
He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.
Lambe was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1916 and re-appointed as Wing Captain in command of Air Patrols, Dunkirk and Dover.
He was transferred to the R.A.F. on 1 August, 1919.
James L. Forbes
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 83
16 Jul, 1901
|Captain of H.M.S. Otter
29 Jul, 1910 – 8 Feb, 1912
|Captain of H.M.S. Alacrity
8 Feb, 1912 – Apr, 1913
Gerald W. Vivian
|Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
31 Aug, 1913 – 31 Oct, 1914
- The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 351.
- The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 275.
- Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 28.