Cyril St. Clair Cameron

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Cyril St. Clair Cameron, C.B.E., R.N. (22 July, 1879 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia the son of retired Colonel A. S. Cameron, Cyril gained eleven months' time on passing out of Britannia in mid 1895.

Cameron was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1901.

Cameron was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.

Cameron was appointed as executive officer in Agamemnon from 1 February, 1914 until 27 January, 1917, when he was appointed in command of an illegible ship and as assistant to Captain in Charge of Minesweepers for a flotilla.

Appointed in command of the minesweeper Whitby Abbey and as assistant to Captain in Charge of Minesweepers for torpedo duties from 25 June 1917 until 9 March, 1918.

Cameron was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1918.

Cameron was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 April, 1930.

Cameron was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 19 July, 1935.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roger L'E. M. Rede
Captain of H.M.S. Bruce
29 Apr, 1922 – 15 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
John C. Hodgson
Preceded by
Roger L'E. M. Rede
Captain (D), Ninth Destroyer Flotilla
29 Apr, 1922 – 15 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
John C. Hodgson
Preceded by
Theodore E. J. Bigg
Captain of H.M.S. Malcolm
16 Aug, 1922[1] – 30 Apr, 1924
Succeeded by
Edward O. B. S. Osborne
Preceded by
Theodore E. J. Bigg
Captain (D), Fifth Destroyer Flotilla
16 Aug, 1922[2] – 30 Apr, 1924
Succeeded by
Edward O. B. S. Osborne
Preceded by
Brien M. Money
Captain of H.M.S. Dido
30 Apr, 1924[3] – 10 Jul, 1924
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur Henniker-Heaton
Captain of H.M.S. Seymour
10 Jul, 1924 – 1 Feb, 1926
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Leir
Preceded by
Charles G. Ramsey
Captain of H.M.S. Spenser
1 Feb, 1926[4] – 12 Apr, 1926
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Leir
Preceded by
Alexander R. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Argus
16 Jun, 1928[5] – Aug, 1929[Inference]
Succeeded by
Colin A. M. Sarel

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 782.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 782.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 232.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 271.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 215.