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
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Captain of H.M.S. Pearl
30 Sep, 1897[18][19] – 24 Mar, 1900[20]
Succeeded by
Frederick G. Stopford
Preceded by
Samuel A. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Colossus
25 Mar, 1900[21] – 16 Nov, 1901[22]
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent
Preceded by
Alexander W. Chisholm-Batten
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
17 Nov, 1901[23][24] – 26 May, 1902[25]
Succeeded by
Cecil Burney
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. London
7 Jun, 1902[26] – 29 Aug, 1903[27]
Succeeded by
Philip F. Tillard
Preceded by
Colin R. Keppel
Captain of H.M.S. Grafton
15 Oct, 1903[28] – 4 Nov, 1904[29]
Succeeded by
Robert G. Fraser
Preceded by
Andrew K. Bickford
Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station
15 Oct, 1903[30] – 1 Mar, 1905[31]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Robert G. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Bonaventure
5 Nov, 1904[32] – 19 Mar, 1905[33]
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[34] – 31 Oct, 1905[35]
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[36] – 27 Sep, 1909[37]
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. (March, 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 Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 277.
  19. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  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. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 15 November, 1901. Issue 36613, col D, p. 4.
  24. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  25. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  26. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  27. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  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 196/38. f. 535.
  31. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535. Date was an approximate forecast.
  32. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  33. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  34. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.
  35. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  36. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 19/38. f. 535.
  37. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 535.