Cornelius Octavius Regnart

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Commander (retired) Cornelius Octavius Regnart (4 January, 1887 – 27 June, 1941) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Winchmore Hill.

In July 1906, Regnart qualified as an Interpreter in Russian.[1]

Regnart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1908 and started instruction in submarines at H.M.S. Mercury. On 20 August, 1908, he was appointed to join C 1. He left her on 3 May, 1910 when he was appointed in command of the smaller A 1. He moved to command A 13 in September, 1910 and was now functioning as an interpreter in German.

Regnart was appointed in command of the submarine C 7 on 15 October, 1912.[2]

Regnart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1916.

Retired due to non-service on 2 November, 1925, Regnart was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 4 January, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. C 1
20 Aug, 1908[3] – 3 May, 1910
Succeeded by
George B. Lewis
Preceded by
Noel F. Laurence
Captain of H.M.S. A 1
3 May, 1910 – 19 Sep, 1910
Succeeded by
Geoffrey N. Biggs
Preceded by
John G. Bower
Captain of H.M.S. A 13
19 Sep, 1910 – 12 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
George A. Saltren-Willett
Preceded by
Brownlow V. Layard
Captain of H.M.S. C 7
12 Jan, 1911[4] – 6 Nov, 1913
Succeeded by
Philip E. Phillips
Preceded by
Geoffrey N. Biggs
Captain of H.M.S. C 16
1 Sep, 1915 – 14 Apr, 1916
Succeeded by
Robin B. Martin
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. G 12
17 Apr, 1916 – 1 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Ambrose N. Lee
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. L 8
1 Feb, 1918 – 12 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Thomas A. Powell
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. L 6
3 Apr, 1918 – 23 Feb, 1920
Succeeded by
Theodore F. A. Voysey

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 433a.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 286.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 385.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 385.