John Robert Sutherland Haines

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Captain John Robert Sutherland Haines, C.B.E. (19 November, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of John Haines, a tutor. He served in battlecruiser Lion from the outbreak of war to 4 April, 1916, when he was assigned to the destroyer Lurcher. On 5 October, 1916 he was sent back to Lion.[1]

Haines was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1917. He left Lion on 5 March 1919.[2]

Haines was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1925.[3]

Haines was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1931.[4]

Haines was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.[5]

World War II

Haines commanded the Armed Merchant Cruiser Asturias from 25 November, 1939 to 24 October, 1940.[6]

He was placed on the Retired List on 10 July, 1948.[7]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John H. Pipe
Captain of H.M.S. Spey
4 Sep, 1935[8][9] – 12 Nov, 1935[10]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Noel C. M. Findlay
Captain of H.M.S. Danae
8 Jun, 1943 – 7 Aug, 1944
Succeeded by
Stephen Barry
Preceded by
George W. G. Simpson
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
6 Jun, 1947[11] – 30 Jun, 1948[12]
Succeeded by
Thomas A. C. Pakenham

Footnotes

  1. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.
  2. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.
  3. Uboat.net page on the man.
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  8. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 276.
  10. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.
  11. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.
  12. Haines Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/9. f. 9.