Cuthbert Coppinger

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Captain Cuthbert Coppinger, D.S.C., (28 April, 1890 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Coppinger was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 January, 1912.[1]

Coppinger was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 January, 1920.[2]

Coppinger was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1925.[3]

Coppinger was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1933.[4]

Coppinger was appointed in command of the light cruiser Capetown in June, 1936.

In May, 1941, Coppinger was appointed in command of the battleship Malaya.

He was placed on the Retired List on 28 July, 1942 and appointed Captain Superintendent of Alexandria, vice Beverley.[5]

Coppinger was reverted to the Retired List on 25 October, 1946.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil B. Prickett
Captain of H.M.S. Effingham
24 Apr, 1934[7] – 3 Mar, 1936[8]
Succeeded by
Bernard A. W. Warburton-Lee
Preceded by
Douglas A. Budgen
Captain of H.M.S. Capetown
8 Jun, 1936[9] – 10 Oct, 1938[10]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Bovell
Preceded by
Arthur F. E. Palliser
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
3 May, 1941[11] – 21 Mar, 1942[12]
Succeeded by
John W. A. Waller
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. King Alfred
21 Jun, 1945[13] – 10 Aug, 1946[14]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 17.
  2. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  3. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  4. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  5. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  6. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  7. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  8. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  9. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  10. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  11. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  12. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  13. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.
  14. Coppinger Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 684.