George Ellis Cave

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Captain George Ellis Cave, C.B.E., R.N., Retired (4 September, 1867 – 8 May, 1938) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Clifton, it is not certain when Cave entered Britannia due to an illegible Service Record.

Cave was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1892.

Cave was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1901.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 June, 1912.

Cave was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 30 June, 1916.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Porcupine
8 Jul, 1896 – Aug, 1896
Succeeded by
Alan C. Bruce
Preceded by
George S. Q. Carr
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
11 Jan, 1897[1] – 30 Nov, 1897
Succeeded by
The Hon. Hubert G. Brand


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 214.