Hugh Hext Rogers

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Rear-Admiral Hugh Hext Rogers, M.V.O., O.B.E., R.N. (27 October, 1883 – 16 May, 1955) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Falmouth the son of Reginald N. Rogers, solicitor.

Rogers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.

Rogers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 September, 1912.

Rogers was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1916.

Rogers was appointed in command of the battlecruiser Renown on 15 January, 1919.[1]

Rogers was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1924.

Rogers was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 October, 1935 and placed on the Retired List the next day.

World War II

Reverted to the Retired List on 28 October, 1944.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Kenneth N. Humphreys
Captain of H.M.S. Colossus
20 Dec, 1923 – 15 Jul, 1924
Succeeded by
Harold A. Knight
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Weymouth
Aug, 1925 – 23 Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
Norman M. C. Thurstan
Preceded by
Edward McC. W. Lawrie
Captain of H.M.S. Sandhurst
21 May, 1926[2] – Dec, 1927
Succeeded by
Arthur N. Dowding
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. London
2 Jul, 1928[3] – 4 Apr, 1929
Succeeded by
Richard B. Davies
Preceded by
Richard B. Davies
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
4 Apr, 1929 – Sep, 1929
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Forster
Preceded by
Bertram C. Watson
Captain (D), Fourth Destroyer Flotilla
c. mid 1930[4] – May, 1932
Succeeded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Keith
28 Apr, 1931 – May, 1932
Succeeded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Preceded by
Everard J. Hardman-Jones
Captain in Charge, Harwich
23 Feb, 1933 – 23 Aug, 1935
Succeeded by
Charles O. Alexander
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Flag Officer in Command, Harwich
14 Feb, 1942 – 23 Mar, 1944
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 852.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 267.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  4. Service record indicates "undated".