Gilbert Esdaile Venning

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Lieutenant-Commander (emergency) Gilbert Esdaile Venning (9 January, 1886 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Kuala Lumpur.

Venning was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1907.

Venning was appointed in command of the submarine C 14 on 4 January, 1910.[1]

Venning resigned his commission on 17 June, 1911. On 29 August of that year, he was added to the Emergency List.

Great War

On 17 April, 1915, Venning was reinstated to the Active List with a seniority date of 21 May, 1911.

Venning was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1915.

Venning was in command of the submarine E 44 on 17 January, 1918.[2]

Post-War

On 27 May 1919, his reinstatement to the Active List was cancelled and he was to be considered as having served on the Emergency List throughout.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert Vaughan-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. A 8
15 Feb, 1909[3] – 4 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Donald Greig
Preceded by
Charles B. Land
Captain of H.M.S. C 14
4 Jan, 1910[4] – 5 May, 1911
Succeeded by
Robert H. T. Raikes
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. H 5
19 Jun, 1916 – 5 Jul, 1916
Succeeded by
Cromwell H. Varley
Preceded by
The Hon. Byron P. Cary
Captain of H.M.S. H 10
5 Jul, 1916 – 5 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Martin H. Collier
Preceded by
Henry P. Hughes
Captain of H.M.S. E 44
5 Mar, 1917 – 5 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Oliver North
Preceded by
Fitzroy H. D. Byron
Captain of H.M.S. G 5
15 Oct, 1918 – 25 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Robert N. Stopford
Preceded by
Godfrey Herbert
Captain of H.M.S. K 12
25 Feb, 1919 – 12 Jul, 1919
Succeeded by
Victor E. Ward

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 286.
  2. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 351.
  4. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 286.