Francis Alban Arthur Giffard Tate

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Admiral Francis Alban Arthur Giffard Tate, Royal Navy, Retired (7 June, 1853 – 4 January, 1930) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

At some point after 1897, he changed his name to Alban Giffard Tate.[1]

Life & Career

Tate was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 27 October, 1877.[2]

Tate was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1891.[3]

Captain

Tate was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1897.[4]

He was appointed as captain of the battleship Hannibal on 1 October, 1903,[5] and then of the Hindustan on 12 July, 1905.[6]

Flag Rank

Tate was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 July, 1907.[7]

Tate was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 30 July, 1912, vice Neville. In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List on the 31st at his own request.[8] He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 9 June, 1916.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral A. G. Tate" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 7 January, 1930. Issue 45404, col C, p. 9.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis J. Foley
Captain of H.M.S. Pactolus
20 Mar, 1900[10] – 22 Oct, 1902[11]
Succeeded by
Gerald C. A. Marescaux
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Spartiate
Jan, 1903[12] – 1 Oct, 1903[13]
Succeeded by
Francis G. Eyre
Preceded by
George A. Giffard
Captain of H.M.S. Hannibal
1 Oct, 1903[14] – 28 Feb, 1905[15]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Warren
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Hindustan
28 Feb, 1905[16] – 20 Dec, 1905[17]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Stanley C. J. Colville
Preceded by
Francis R. Pelly
Captain of Portsmouth Dockyard
20 Dec, 1905[18] – 1 Jul, 1907[19]
Succeeded by
William B. Fawckner
Preceded by
Charles G. Robinson
Admiral Superintendent, Portsmouth Dockyard
10 May, 1909[20] – 10 May, 1912[21]
Succeeded by
Herbert L. Heath

Footnotes

  1. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 24517. p. 5920. 30 October, 1877.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26188. p. 4070. 31 July, 1891.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.
  5. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 19 July, 1905. Issue 37763, col E, p. 7.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28036. p. 4522. 2 July, 1907.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28632. p. 5723. 2 August, 1912.
  9. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29621. p. 5828. 13 June, 1916.
  10. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  11. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  12. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  13. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  14. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  15. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  16. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  17. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  18. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  19. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.
  20. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 10 May, 1909. Issue 38955, col E, p. 7.
  21. Tate Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1278.