James Sacheverell Constable Salmond

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Rear-Admiral James Sacheverell Constable Salmond, Royal Navy (1 June, 1882 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Salmond was the son of Lieutenant Colonel Albert Louis Salmond, born in St. James Square, London on 1 June, 1882.

Salmond was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1903.[1]

Salmond was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1911. On 20 October, he would be appointed to Hercules as torpedo officer, and for wireless duties.[2]

On 5 November, 1914, Salmond was admitted to Plymouth Hospital with appendicitis and given 42 days before being re-evaluated. He failed several evaluations and was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December while still hospitalised. He emerged on 11 January, 1915 with a clean bill of health.[3]

He was appointed in command of the sloop Odin on 16 April, 1917, assuming command around 18 May. He would serve in this role through the end of the war.[4]

Post-War

Salmond married Mary Anastasia Victoria Mostyn on 18 November, 1920.[5] Salmond was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1920.[6]

Salmond was appointed in command of the light cruiser Yarmouth in January, 1923.

On 1 January, 1931, Salmond was appointed in command of the battleship Malaya.

Salmond was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 January, 1933 and placed on the Retired List the next day in accordance with the provisions of Order in Council of 9 March, 1914.[7]

World War II

Salmond worked as Captain of the shore training establishment, H.M.S. Valkyrie, and as Naval Officer in Charge of the Isle of Man.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edwin M. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Odin
6 Apr, 1917[9][10] – 13 Jan, 1919[11]
Succeeded by
Gilbert G. P. Hewett
Preceded by
Raymond Fitzmaurice
Captain of H.M.S. Yarmouth
24 Jan, 1923[12] – 23 Dec, 1924[13]
Succeeded by
Nigel B. Deare
Preceded by
Edward L. D. Boyle
as Naval Attaché, Brazil, Uruguay, Arentine, Paraguay & Venezuela
Naval Attaché to H. M. Missions in South America
26 Feb, 1925[14] – 12 Aug, 1927[15]
Succeeded by
Edward de F. Renouf
Preceded by
Arthur M. Lecky
Captain of H.M.S. Colombo
28 Aug, 1926[16] – 8 Oct, 1927[17]
Succeeded by
Claude C. Dobson
Preceded by
John K. im Thurn
Captain of Portsmouth Signal School
2 Jan, 1928[18] – 2 Jan, 1930[19]
Succeeded by
William B. Mackenzie
Preceded by
Hugh S. Shipway
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
1 Jan, 1931[20] – 16 Aug, 1932[21]
Succeeded by
Guy W. Hallifax
Preceded by
Michael O. D. Ellwood
Captain of H.M.S. Valkyrie
5 Mar, 1943[22] – 15 Jun, 1943[23]
Succeeded by
James S. C. Salmond
Preceded by
Allan Poland
Naval Officer in Charge, Isle of Man
6 Mar, 1943[24] – 15 Jun, 1943[25]
Succeeded by
James S. C. Salmond
Preceded by
James S. C. Salmond
Naval Officer in Charge, Isle of Man
19 Aug, 1943[26] – 15 Sep, 1944[27]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
James S. C. Salmond
Captain of H.M.S. Valkyrie
19 Aug, 1943[28] – 15 Sep, 1944[29]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  2. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  3. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  4. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  5. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  6. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  7. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  8. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 854a.
  10. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  11. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  12. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  13. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  14. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  15. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  16. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  17. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  18. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  19. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  20. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  21. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  22. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  23. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  24. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  25. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  26. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  27. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  28. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.
  29. Salmond Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47. f. 312.