Colin Rose St. George Tucker

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Commander (retired) Colin Rose St. George Tucker, (3 September, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Tucker's Service Record contains a considerable number of health-related events. He cannot have been a man of hale spirit.

Tucker was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on the Supplementary List on 1 April, 1913.[1]

Tucker was to be placed in command of Carnation on 1 April, 1919, but this was cancelled and he was sent to Blenheim briefly before being appointed in command of the destroyer H.M.S. Nymphe, temporarily.[2]

Tucker was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1921.[3]

In command of the fishery protection trawler Dee from 14 October 1921 to 12 November, 1921.

Tucker was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander (retired) on 1 March, 1929.[4]

In late August 1937, he was appointed for for instruction in boom defence at Rosyth and then was placed in charge of the Boom Defence in Singapore on 4 December. In January, 1941, he was granted the acting rank of Commander while holding that appointment.

World War II

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Barry V. Sturdee
Captain of H.M.S. Carnation
1 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Aubrey C. Thursfield
Captain of H.M.S. Nymphe
25 Jun, 1919[5] – 23 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ivan W. Whitehorn
Captain of H.M.S. Woodlark
Jan, 1923 – Mar, 1925
Succeeded by
Guy N. W. Boyes
Preceded by
Noel H. Beaver
Captain of H.M.S. Cricket
5 Mar, 1925 – May, 1925
Succeeded by
Guy N. W. Boyes
Preceded by
Edward O. Broadley
Captain of H.M.S. Rowena
20 Mar, 1926 – 18 Jul, 1926
Succeeded by
Roland F. B. Swinley
Preceded by
Stanley F. W. Laidlaw
Captain of H.M.S. Tara
18 Jul, 1926 – 15 Mar, 1927
Succeeded by
The Hon. Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Preceded by
?
Boom Defence Officer, Gibraltar
4 Aug, 1942[6] – 4 Sep, 1942[7]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Boom Defence Officer, Saldanha Bay
4 Sep, 1942[8] – 4 Oct, 1943[9]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  2. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  3. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  4. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 853.
  6. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  7. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  8. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.
  9. Tucker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/96/166. f. 206.