Cyril Eustace Douglas-Pennant

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Admiral SIR Cyril Eustace Douglas-Pennant, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (7 April, 1894 – 3 April, 1961) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Major Frank Douglas-Pennant, Fifth Baron Penrhyn, late 60th King's Royal Rifle Corps.

Promoted to Midshipman on 15 September, 1910.[1]

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1915.

Douglas-Pennant was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the patrol boat P37 on 26 April, 1918.[2]

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1923.

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1928.

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1935.

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 7 July, 1944.

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 13 July, 1948.

Douglas-Pennant was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 26 January, 1952.

Douglas-Pennant was placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 15 September, 1953.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Humphrey B. Jacomb
Captain of H.M.S. P37
26 Apr, 1918[3] – 25 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alfred E. Evans
Captain of H.M.S. Exeter
7 Oct, 1935 – 17 Sep, 1936
Succeeded by
Henry H. Harwood
Preceded by
Charles Farquhar-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Iron Duke
9 Oct, 1936[4] – 7 Oct, 1937
Succeeded by
Alfred J. L. Phillips
Preceded by
?
Captain of the Fleet, Reserve Fleet
24 Jul, 1939 – 18 Sep, 1939
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John W. Farquhar
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
Jun, 1940[5] – 25 Feb, 1942
Succeeded by
Waldemar W. P. Shirley-Rollison
Preceded by
John W. Farquhar
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
30 Jun, 1940 – c. 30 Jun, 1940
Succeeded by
David Orr-Ewing
Preceded by
Sir Cecil H. J. Harcourt
Commander-in-Chief at the Nore
27 Nov, 1952 – May, 1953
Succeeded by
Geoffrey N. Oliver

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 22.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 859.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 250.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.