Frederick Robert William Morgan

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Rear-Admiral Frederick Robert William Morgan, M.V.O., Royal Navy (17 November, 1861 – 13 April, 1910) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

For services rendered during the operations in Egypt, Morgan was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 18 November, 1882.[1]

He was appointed Flag Lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, Bart., Senior Officer in Command of the Channel Squadron, on 3 May, 1890.[2]

He was appointed in command of the iron screw yacht Imogene on 8 January, 1895. He was superseded in her in December, 1896.[3]

In June 1902, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Doris.

On the occasion of the visit of the French fleet to Britain Morgan was appointed a Member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) on 11 August, 1905.[4]

Appointed command of the battleship Britannia on 19 September, 1907.[5]

Morgan was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to the King on 15 June, 1908, vice Ottley.[6]

Morgan was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 22 June, 1909, vice Rees.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral F. R. W. Morgan" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 14 April, 1910. Issue 39246, col C, p. 13.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alexander L. Duff
Captain of H.M. T.B. 70
7 Jul, 1887[8]
Succeeded by
Frederick G. Cooper
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 070
Preceded by
John A. Colwell
Captain of H.M.S. Imogene
8 Jan, 1895[9] – Dec, 1896[10]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. Smith-Dorrien
Preceded by
John T. White
Captain of H.M.S. Tartar
29 Jul, 1899[11]
Succeeded by
Robert H. Travers
Preceded by
John E. Bearcroft
Captain of H.M.S. Philomel
Jan, 1900[12] – Jun, 1900[13]
Succeeded by
John R. Segrave
Preceded by
Henry C. A. Baynes
Captain of H.M.S. Latona
16 Jul, 1901[14]
Succeeded by
Reginald H. S. Bacon
Preceded by
Edward F. Bruen
Captain of H.M.S. Doris
May, 1902[15] – 9 Jun, 1904[16]
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Ewart
Preceded by
Charles L. Ottley
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Paris
24 Jun, 1904[17] – 30 Jun, 1907[18]
Succeeded by
Edward H. F. Heaton-Ellis
Preceded by
Robert N. Ommanney
Captain of H.M.S. Britannia
19 Sep, 1907[19] – 27 Jul, 1909[20]
Succeeded by
Montague E. Browning

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25169. p. 5173. 17 November, 1882.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 208.
  3. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27826. p. 5532. 11 August, 1905.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 287.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 28150. p. 4555. 23 June, 1908.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28262. p. 4767. 22 June, 1909.
  8. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  9. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  10. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 303.
  12. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 92.
  13. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 92.
  14. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  15. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  16. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  17. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  18. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  19. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.
  20. Morgan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 37.