James Edward Clifford Goodrich

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Admiral SIR James Edward Clifford Goodrich, Royal Navy (23 July, 1851 – 21 December, 1925) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Goodrich was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 3 September, 1872.[1]

Goodrich was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1888.[2] On 19 November, 1890, he was appointed Commander of the Victor Emanuel, receiving ship at Hong Kong.[3]

Captain

Goodrich was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 January, 1895.[4]

He was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Pearl on 30 September, 1897.[5]

Goodrich was appointed to command the battleship Resolution on 17 November, 1901.[6]

He was appointed to the Duke of Wellington, dated 27 May, 1902, for the London, to date 7 June.[7]

On the occasion of the King's visit to Malta Goodrich was appointed a Member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) on 27 April, 1903.[8]

On 15 October 1903, he was appointed to the first class protected cruiser Grafton as Commodore, Second Class, in command of the Pacific Station,[9] but another source has him command of the second class protected cruiser Bonaventure from October 1903 to May 1905.[10][Fact Check]

Flag Rank

Goodrich was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 October, 1905.[11]

On the occasion of the King's birthday he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.) on 26 June, 1908.[12]

Goodrich was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 30 April, 1910, vice Poë.[13]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 3 June, 1913, vice Neville,[14] and, in accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, was placed on the Retired List on 4 June.[15]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir James Goodrich" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 23 December, 1925. Issue 44152, col A, p. 7.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Watchful
15 Aug, 1884[16] – 1888
Succeeded by
Arthur Furlonger
Preceded by
Edward H. M. Davis
Captain of H.M.S. Royalist
3 Mar, 1893[17]
Succeeded by
Ernest G. Rason
Preceded by
Anson Schomberg
Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
15 Jun, 1897[18]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Bayly
Preceded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Captain of H.M.S. Pearl
30 Sep, 1897[19][20] – 24 Mar, 1900[21]
Succeeded by
Frederick G. Stopford
Preceded by
Samuel A. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Colossus
25 Mar, 1900[22] – 16 Nov, 1901[23]
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent
Preceded by
Alexander W. Chisholm-Batten
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
17 Nov, 1901[24][25] – 26 May, 1902[26]
Succeeded by
Cecil Burney
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. London
7 Jun, 1902[27] – 29 Aug, 1903[28]
Succeeded by
Philip F. Tillard
Preceded by
Colin R. Keppel
Captain of H.M.S. Grafton
15 Oct, 1903[29] – 4 Nov, 1904[30]
Succeeded by
Robert G. Fraser
Preceded by
Andrew K. Bickford
Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station
15 Oct, 1903[31] – 1 Mar, 1905[32]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert G. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Bonaventure
5 Nov, 1904[33] – 19 Mar, 1905[34]
Succeeded by
Henry H. Torlesse
Preceded by
Henry L. Fleet
as Captain-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
1 May, 1905[35] – 31 Oct, 1905[36]
Succeeded by
Edward P. Ashe
as Captain-in-Charge of the Western Coast Guard District
Preceded by
Sir Edward Chichester, Bart.
Senior Officer, Gibraltar
11 Aug, 1906[37] – 27 Sep, 1909[38]
Succeeded by
Frederick S. Pelham
Preceded by
?
Senior Officer in Charge, Auxiliary Patrol Area V
19 Oct, 1916 – 23 Jun, 1917
Succeeded by
Francis W. Kennedy
Preceded by
Cortland H. Simpson
Senior Officer, Peterhead
19 Oct, 1916 – 23 Jun, 1917
Succeeded by
Francis W. Kennedy

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23893. p. 3923. 6 September, 1872.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25837. p. 3826. 13 July, 1888.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 263.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26585. p. 7. 1 January, 1895.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 277.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 15 November, 1901. Issue 36613, col D, p. 4.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 3 May, 1902. Issue 36758, col B, p. 14.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27560. p. 3525. 2 June, 1903.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 9 October, 1903. Issue 37207, col B, p. 9.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 27841. p. 6633. 3 October, 1905.
  12. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28151. p. 4644. 26 June, 1908.
  13. The London Gazette: no. 28362. p. 3063. 3 May, 1910.
  14. The London Gazette: no. 28725. p. 3913. 3 June, 1913.
  15. The London Gazette: no. 28726. p. 3992. 6 June, 1913.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 239.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 252.
  18. "The Diamond Jubilee" The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Jun 16, 1897; pg. 8; Issue 35231.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 277.
  20. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  21. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  22. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  23. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  24. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 15 November, 1901. Issue 36613, col D, p. 4.
  25. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  26. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  27. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  28. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  29. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  30. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  31. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  32. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535. Date was an approximate forecast.
  33. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  34. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  35. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  36. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  37. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 19/38. f. 535.
  38. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.