Henry Morton Tudor Tudor

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Admiral Henry Morton Tudor Tudor, J.P., Royal Navy, Retired (23 July, 1855 – 3 January, 1926) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Henry Morton Tudor Jones was born on 23 July, 1855, the son of Mr. H. R. Jones, of Harwich. In December, 1890, he adopted his mother's maiden name of Tudor as his surname, as did his younger brother, Frederick C. T. Jones (later Admiral Sir Frederick Tudor).

Jones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 1 June, 1876.[1]

Jones was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1888.[2]

Tudor was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1895.[3]

He was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Æolus on 5 June, 1897, for manoeuvres.[4]

He was appointed captain of the second class protected cruiser Venus on 14 February, 1900, and of the armoured cruiser Cressy on 28 May, 1901.[5]

Tudor was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 31 May, 1906, vice MacGill.[6] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List dated 30 November, 1909.[7] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 3 January, 1911,[8] and Admiral on the Retired List on 7 December, 1913.[9]

Tudor died at "Burnham", Shalford, Surrey on 3 January, 1926, aged seventy. His funeral took place at Shalford Parish Church on 5 January.[10]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral H. M. T. Tudor" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 4 January, 1926. Issue 44160, col B, p. 14.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vernon A. Tisdall
Captain of H.M.S. Bellona
1 Jan, 1893[11] – 1 Jun, 1894[12]
Succeeded by
Henry M. T. Tudor
Preceded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Captain of H.M.S. Barossa
2 Jun, 1894[13] – 28 Aug, 1894[14]
Succeeded by
James Startin
Preceded by
Henry M. T. Tudor
Captain of H.M.S. Bellona
29 Aug, 1894[15] – 5 Nov, 1895[16]
Succeeded by
Paul W. Bush
Preceded by
Robert L. Groome
Captain of H.M.S. Æolus
15 Jun, 1897[17][18] – 4 Aug, 1897[19]
Succeeded by
John Casement
Preceded by
John R. Jellicoe
Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee
27 Jan, 1898[20] – 13 Feb, 1900[21]
Succeeded by
Henry D. Barry
Preceded by
Sir A. Berkeley Milne, Bart.
Captain of H.M.S. Venus
14 Feb, 1900[22] – 28 May, 1901[23]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Cochran
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Cressy
28 May, 1901[24] – 7 Feb, 1905[25]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Warden
Preceded by
Charles H. Adair
In Command of Sheerness Gunnery School
18 Feb, 1905[26] – 1 Jul, 1906[27]
Succeeded by
Arthur A. C. Galloway

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 24339. p. 3616. 23 June, 1876.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25837. p. 3826. 13 July, 1888.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26694. p. 7532. 31 December, 1895.
  4. "The Naval Review at Spithead". The Times. Wednesday, 9 June, 1897. Issue 35225, col D, p. 10.
  5. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 1330.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27918. p. 3845. 1 June, 1906.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28316. p. 9414. 10 December, 1909.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28454. p. 127. 6 January, 1911.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 28780. p. 9083. 9 December, 1913.
  10. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Monday, 4 January, 1926. Issue 44160, col B, p. 1.
  11. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  12. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  13. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  14. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  15. I presume he is in command; it is not explicitly stated. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  16. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  17. "The Naval Review at Spithead". The Times. Wednesday, 9 June, 1897. Issue 35225, col D, p. 10.
  18. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  19. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  20. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 1330.
  21. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 281.
  22. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 1330.
  23. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 1330.
  24. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 1330.
  25. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 471.
  26. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 471.
  27. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 471.