Guy D'Oyly-Hughes

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Captain Guy D'Oyly-Hughes, D.S.O., D.S.C., Royal Navy (1 August, 1891 – 8 June, 1940) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

D'Oyly-Hughes was promoted to Sub-Lieutenant on 30 June, 1912.[1]

D'Oyly-Hughes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1913.[2]

From November 1914 to April 1916, he served in submarine E 11. In this appointment, in 1915 he was awarded the Royal Humane Society Silver Medal for saving life at sea. Until 14 February, 1917, he served in the submarine J 4.

Still a Lieutenant, he was in command of the submarine E 35 on 11 May, 1918 when she sank Template:DE-U154 with a pair of torpedoes at 36deg 45' N., 12deg 0' W..[3]

On 13 November 1925, D'Oyly-Hughes was appointed to the submarine O 1, which would be renamed Oberon before launch, while she was building.[4]

World War II

D'Oyly-Hughes was killed when his aircraft carrier H.M.S. Glorious was sunk by gunfire under controversial circumstances of readiness as it was headed to Britain from the Norwegian coast.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril G. B. Coltart
Captain of H.M.S. C 3
26 Feb, 1917 – 9 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Richard D. Sandford
Preceded by
George P. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. E 35
9 Jul, 1917 – 11 Oct, 1918
Succeeded by
Anthony G. Cunard
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. L 54
8 Nov, 1918 – 13 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
The Hon. Walter S. Carson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. L 71
13 Jan, 1919 – Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Hugh R. Marrack
Preceded by
John G. Bower
Captain of H.M.S. Arrogant
1 May, 1920 – 27 Sep, 1920
Succeeded by
Henry F. M. Peto
Preceded by
Christopher P. Satow
Captain of H.M.S. K 12
27 Jul, 1924[5]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Oberon
13 Nov, 1925[6]
Succeeded by
Charles R. Thompson
Preceded by
Hilary D. Owen
Captain of H.M.S. Douglas
1 May, 1934[7] – 24 Sep, 1935
Succeeded by
Philip Louis Vian
Preceded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Captain (S), First Submarine Flotilla
19 May, 1934 – Aug, 1936
Succeeded by
Edward A. Aylmer
Preceded by
Arthur L. St. G. Lyster
Captain of H.M.S. Glorious
May, 1939[8] – 8 Jun, 1940[9]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 22.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1914). p. 24.
  3. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 256.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 249.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 257.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 233.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.