Hydrographic Department (Royal Navy)

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Hydrographers of the Navy

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Assistant Hydrographers

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The overlap between Hardy and Nelson-Ward should be examined.

Chief Civil Assistant to the Hydrographer

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Naval Assistants to the Hydrographer

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Note: there seem to have been multiple men in this role, and so it is not, strictly, correct to link them in chains of succession at the foot of each man's page.

Directors of Navigation

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Superintendents of Charts

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Footnotes

  1. Wharton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1447.
  2. Field Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 456.
  3. Purey-Cust Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 277.
  4. Purey-Cust Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 277.
  5. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  6. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  7. Learmonth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 346.
  8. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 532.
  9. Purey-Cust Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 277.
  10. Purey-Cust Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 277.
  11. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 14 January, 1910. Issue 39169, col C, p. 4.
  12. Parry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 169.
  13. Nelson-Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 190/378.
  14. Nelson-Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 190/378.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 1818.
  16. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  17. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  18. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  19. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  20. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  21. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  22. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  23. Frederick Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/411. f. 483.
  24. Frederick Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/411. f. 483.
  25. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  26. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  27. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  28. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 357.
  29. Glennie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/26. f. 26.
  30. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  31. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  32. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  33. Torlesse Service Record. The National Archives. D7579004 ADM 196/39/547. f. 1312.
  34. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  35. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/188. f. 189.
  36. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  37. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  38. Nelson-Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 378.
  39. Schofield. p. 190.
  40. Harper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 507.
  41. Harper Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 507.
  42. Loder-Symonds Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/186. f. 212.
  43. Loder-Symonds Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/186. f. 212.
  44. Dawson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 384.
  45. "Sir Kenelm Creighton" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 28 February, 1963. Issue 55637, col E, pg. 12.
  46. "Sir Kenelm Creighton" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 28 February, 1963. Issue 55637, col E, pg. 12.
  47. "Rear-Admiral J. W. Clayton" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 17 May, 1952. Issue 52314, col E, pg. 8.
  48. Superseded that day. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  49. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  50. Benn Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/66. f. 424.
  51. Learmonth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 346.
  52. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  53. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  54. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.
  55. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 1818.
  56. Nares Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/385. f. 435.

Bibliography

  • Clowes, Sir Wm. Laird (1903). The Royal Navy: A History From the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen Victoria. Vol. VII. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Limited.
  • Day, Vice-Admiral Sir Archibald (1967). The Admiralty Hydrographic Service 1795-1919. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office.
  • Schofield, Vice-Admiral B. B. (1977). Navigation and Direction: The Story of HMS Dryad. Havant: Kenneth Mason Publications Ltd. ISBN 0859370879.