Henry Edmund Harvey Spencer-Cooper
Harvey changed his name by Royal License to Henry Edmund Harvey Spencer-Cooper in 1906.
Life & Career
Harvey entered H.M.S. Britannia with the highest marks of the sixty-six cadets of the September, 1898 intake term.
Harvey was promoted to Lieutenant on 18 April, 1905.
Spencer-Cooper was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 18 April, 1913.
Spencer-Cooper was promoted to Commander on 30 June, 1916.
Spencer-Cooper was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 15 July, 1922 and promoted to Captain (retired) on 18 January, 1929.
Spencer-Cooper was appointed in command of the armed merchant cruiser Dunnottar Castle on 2 September, 1939. On 3 October, Captain (retired) Charles Thomas Alexander Bunbury superseded him. On 25 October, however, Spencer-Cooper was again placed in command until Bunbury replaced him for the second time on 5 December.