Harold Douglas Briggs

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Captain Harold Douglas Briggs (29 September, 1877 – 13 September, 1944) was an officer in the Royal Navy.


Life & Career

Briggs was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1911.[1]

On 30 June, 1917, He was promoted to the rank of Captain.

He was appointed command of the dreadnought St. Vincent on 18 July, 1919.[2]

In 1920, he was appointed in command of Resolution as Flag Captain to the Rear-Admiral in the First Battle Squadron.

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick A. Powlett
Captain of H.M.S. St. Vincent
18 Jul, 1919[3]
Succeeded by
Frederick C. G. St. Clair
Preceded by
Arthur H. Oldham
Captain of H.M.S. Courageous
Nov, 1919[4]
Succeeded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Preceded by
Argentine H. Alington
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
7 Jan, 1920[5]
Succeeded by
Cyril S. Townsend


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 10.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 901.
  3. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 901.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1920). p. 752.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 853.

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