Colin Erskine Manisty Law
Life & Career
Law was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1903.
Law's commanded the sweeping sloop Hydrangea from 1 January, 1918 to September 1919 when he received an appointment to Crescent, additional, for Bomo Defence. On 18 Ocrober, 1920, the hospital at Queensferry noted that Law was there, in a serious state due to alcoholism. WHen he was discharged from the hospital, he was placed on half pay and informed that he would not be employed again.
Law was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 19 August, 1921. He asked three times for a step in rank upon his retirement, but was refused.
Claude H. Woodward
|Captain of H.M.S. Opossum
9 Jun, 1908 – 1 Sep, 1909
Cecil G. Cruttwell
Claude P. Champion de Crespigny
|Captain of H.M.S. Dove
1 Sep, 1909 – 4 Jan, 1910
Godfray Bruce Cargill
John M. Henderson
|Captain of H.M.S. Hydrangea
5 Jan, 1918 – 22 Sep, 1919
- The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 351.
- The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 303.
- The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 816.