Frank Ripley Gandy

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Chief Gunner Frank Ripley Gandy, R.N. (18 July, 1879 – 17 May, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gandy was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 18 July, 1906 and confirmed in the rank on 11 April, 1908.

Gandy was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 93 on 9 May, 1911.[1]

On 1 August, 1914, he was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 077.[2]

Gandy was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 13 September, 1918. He was pensioned as physically unfit on 6 November 1918, having been disgnosed with heart disease at Dover.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Leonard W. Brock
Captain of H.M. T.B. 93
9 May, 1911[3] – 23 May, 1914
Succeeded by
Fabian J. Pearse
Preceded by
James Hill
Captain of H.M. T.B. 077
1 Aug, 1914[4] – 15 Jun, 1915
Succeeded by
William A. Thompson

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401a.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 402.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401b.