Hubert Guy Dyke Acland, Fourth Baronet

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Captain Hubert Guy Dyke Acland, Fourth Baronet, D.S.O., Royal Navy (8 June, 1890 – 6 May, 1978) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Acland was promoted to Lieutenant on 15 November, 1910.[1]

He served as Gunnery Officer in H.M.S. Illustrious and Commonwealth.

Who was Who

ACLAND, Captain Sir Hubert (Guy Dyke) 4th Bt cr 1890; DSO 1920; RN

Youngest son of Sir William Alison Dyke Acland, 2nd Bt; m 1915, Lalage Mary Kathleen (d 1961), eldest daughter of Captain John Edward Acland; two sons.

SUCCESSION S brother, 1970

CAREER Lieutenant 1910; Lieutenant Commander, 1918; Commander, 1925; Captain 1932; served European War, 1914–19 (despatches, DSO); commanded 1st Minesweeping Flotilla, 1934–35 and Fishery Protection and Minesweeping Flotilla, 1935–36; lent to Royal Australian Navy, 1937–38, and commanded HMAS Australia, 1937–38 and HMAS Albatross, 1938; Senior Officer of Reserve Fleet, Devonport, 1939; Gunnery School, Chatham, Nov. 1939; commanded HMS Vindictive, 1941–42; retired list, 1942; on staff of C-in-C Rosyth, 1943 and of Flag Officer in Charge N. Ireland, 1943–45

HEIR s Antony Guy Acland [b 17 Aug. 1916; m 1st, 1939, Avriel Ann (d 1943), o c of late Captain Mervyn Edward John Wingfield-Stratford; one d; 2nd, 1944, Margaret Joan, er d of late Major Nelson Rooke; one s one d]

ADDRESS c/o Sunny Bank, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry J. Haynes
Captain of H.M.S. Castor
20 Aug, 1930[2] – 19 Dec, 1930[3]
Succeeded by
John G. Sutton
Preceded by
John S. G. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Harebell
1 May, 1935[4] – 11 May, 1936[Fact Check][5]
Succeeded by
Victor A. C. Crutchley
Preceded by
Herbert A. Forster
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
5 Apr, 1937[6] – 1938
Succeeded by
Robert R. Stewart
Preceded by
C. J. Pope
Captain of H.M.A.S. Albatross
1938 – 1938
Succeeded by
Richard Sheridan-Patterson
as Captain of H.M.S. Albatross
Preceded by
Percy Todd
Captain of Chatham Gunnery School
6 Nov, 1939 – 14 Dec, 1939
Succeeded by
John W. Boutwood
Preceded by
Arthur R. Halfhide
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
15 Mar, 1941 – 15 Dec, 1942
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Williams

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.
  2. Acland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/265. f. ?.
  3. Acland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/265. f. ?.
  4. Acland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/265. f. ?.
  5. Acland Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/265. f. ?.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 295.