Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, Fourth Baronet

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Rear-Admiral SIR Douglas Egremont Robert Brownrigg, Fourth Baronet, C.B., Royal Navy, Retired (25 July, 1867 – 14 February, 1939) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Brownrigg was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1891.[1]

Brownrigg was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1902.[2]

Captain

Brownrigg was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1907.[3]

He assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Endymion some time later in 1907, but left her in February 1908.[4] In April, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Theseus.[5]

He was succeeded as Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Tokyo by Captain the Honourable Hubert G. Brand on 9 October, 1912.[6] He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 22 January, 1913.[7]

Great War

He was advanced to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1919.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral Sir D. Brownrigg" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 15 February, 1939. Issue 48230, col B, pg. 14.

Image

  • c. 1918 John Lavery portrait in the possession of the Imperial War Museum. Catalogue Number ART 1251.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sidney R. Olivier
Captain of H.M.S. Starfish
10 May, 1898[9][10] – 3 Mar, 1899[11]
Succeeded by
Edward Walker
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Violet
3 Mar, 1899[12] – 8 Sep, 1899[13]
Succeeded by
John B. Sparks
Preceded by
John M. D. E. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Stag
2 Sep, 1902[14] – late 1902[15]
Succeeded by
Stanley V. Ellis
Preceded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
late 1902[16] – 15 Jan, 1903[17]
Succeeded by
George J. Todd
Preceded by
James U. Farie
Captain of H.M.S. Bat
15 Jan, 1903[18] – 20 Oct, 1903[19]
Succeeded by
John Luce
Preceded by
James C. Ley
Captain of H.M.S. Endymion
1 Nov, 1907[20] – 1 Feb, 1908[21]
Succeeded by
James C. Ley
Preceded by
Thomas L. Barnardiston
Captain of H.M.S. Theseus
11 Apr, 1908[22][23] – 11 Apr, 1910[24]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Le Mesurier
Preceded by
Thomas Jackson
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Tokyo
3 Sep, 1910[25] – 9 Oct, 1912[26]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Hubert G. Brand
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26149. p. 1870. 3 April, 1891.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27393. p. 3. 3 January, 1902.
  3. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28034. p. 4433. 28 June, 1907.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 21 August, 1912. Issue 39983, col G, p. 8.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28684. p. 589. 24 January, 1913.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 31104. p. 199. 3 January, 1919.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 299.
  10. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  11. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  12. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Thursday, 2 March, 1899. Issue 35766, col B, p. 10.
  13. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  14. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  15. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  16. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  17. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  18. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  19. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  20. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  21. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  22. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 385.
  24. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  25. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.
  26. Brownrigg Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 492.