George Vincent Wallace Carey

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George Vincent Wallace Carey (9 March, 1876 – 29 November, 1935) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Carey spoke some Spanish, having been born in Spain.

Carey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1897.

Carey was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1909.[1]

Commodore Eyres wrote in July, 1912 that Carey was a good officer, but he did not recommend him "on acct of deafness."


Carey was retired as medically unfit due to "gun deafness" with the rank of Captain on 29 March, 1921. His effort to obtain increased compensation for his disability was refused.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Sidney R. Olivier
Captain of H.M.S. Hasty
Jul, 1901 – 1901
Succeeded by
Henry C. R. Brocklebank
Preceded by
Gerald W. Vivian
Captain of H.M.S. Decoy
16 Jul, 1901[2] – Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
Cyril Asser
Preceded by
James G. P. Ingham
Captain of Devonport Gunnery School
13 Sep, 1918 – 6 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
George R. B. Blount


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 13.
  2. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Thursday, 11 July, 1901. Issue 36504, col B, p. 8.