Frederic Newton Attwood

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Rear-Admiral Frederic Newton Attwood, C.B.E., Royal Navy (6 May, 1889 – c. March, 1974) served in the Royal Navy.

Some of his Service Records give his name as "Frederick".

Life & Career

Attwood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1909.[1]

During the war, Attwood served as torpedo officer in Crescent and Prince of Wales. On 30 August, 1916, he went to Vernon for a Whitehead Course. He remained in that appointment until being chosen as torpedo officer in Valiant on 16 May, 1917, which seems to suggest he was perhaps instructing the course.[2]

Attwood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1917.[3]

Attwood was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.[4]

Attwood was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1929.[5]

World War II

Attwood was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 June, 1940 and placed on the Retired List the following day.[6]

He died around early 1974, leaving an estate valued at £51,128.[7]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil E. Brooke
Captain of H.M.S. Laburnum
1 Sep, 1927[8][9] – Sep, 1929[10]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Hotham
Preceded by
Guy L. Coleridge
Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
5 Jul, 1930[11] – 15 May, 1931[12]
Succeeded by
William E. C. Tait
Preceded by
William E. C. Tait
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
15 May, 1931[13][14] – May, 1932[15]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edmund R. Drummond
Preceded by
William F. Wake-Walker
Deputy Director of Training and Staff Duties
22 Aug, 1932[16] – 20 Aug, 1934[17]
Succeeded by
Rhoderick R. McGrigor
Preceded by
Charles A. Browne
Captain of H.M.S. Glasgow
13 Jul, 1937[18] – 20 Jan, 1938[19]
Succeeded by
Cyril G. B. Coltart
Preceded by
Roderick B. T. Miles
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
9 Jan, 1939[20][21] – 4 Sep, 1939[22]
Succeeded by
Roderick B. T. Miles

Footnotes

  1. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  2. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  3. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  4. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  5. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  6. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  7. "Deaths." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Mar 28, 1974; pg. 18; Issue 59050.
  8. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  10. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  11. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  12. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  13. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 230.
  15. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  16. Attwood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  17. Attwood Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  18. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  19. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  20. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.
  21. The Navy List. (May, 1939). p. 272.
  22. Attwood Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/52/45. f. 396.