Gerard Clarence Pigou

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Captain (retired) Gerard Clarence Pigou, R.N. (9 December, 1878 – 15 February, 1957) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Southampton.

Pigou was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 March, 1900.

Pigou was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1913.[1]

With the rank of Acting Captain, Pigou was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Amethyst on 26 August, 1918,[2] and also to Hannibal as Chief Staff Officer (G) on that same date.[3]

Pigou was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 19 February, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward Duffett
Captain of H.M.S. Hunter
21 Jul, 1903[4]
Succeeded by
Colpoys C. Walcott
Preceded by
Patrick James Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. Amethyst
26 Aug, 1918[5] – 16 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Preceded by
John Harvey
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
1 May, 1922[6] – Apr, 1924
Succeeded by
Gerald H. Brady


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 150.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 729.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 807.
  4. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 729.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 742.