Herbert Pott

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Rear-Admiral Herbert Pott, M.V.O., Royal Navy, (31 May, 1886 – 4 August, 1945) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Pott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1908.[1]

Great War

Pott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1916.[2]

Post-War

On 12 August, 1914, Potts qualified as a signal officer under the old system.[3]

Pott was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1920.[4]

Pott was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1927.[5]

Pott was appointed in command of the light cruiser Cairo in August, 1928.

Pott was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 January, 1939 and was placed on the Retired List the following day.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James A. G. Troup
Captain of H.M.S. Cairo
Aug, 1928[7] – 17 Sep, 1930[8]
Succeeded by
Eric P. Vivian
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Captain of H.M.S. London
late 1936[9] – 10 Jan, 1939[10]
Succeeded by
Reginald M. Servaes
Preceded by
Alexander Farrington
as Captain Superintendent of H.M. Dockyard and Senior Naval Officer, Invergordon
Flag Officer in Charge, Invergordon
31 Aug, 1939 – 15 May, 1940
Succeeded by
Charles G. Stuart

Footnotes

  1. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  2. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  3. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  4. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  5. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  6. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  9. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.
  10. Pott Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/278. f. 310.