John Roderick Segrave

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Captain John Roderick Segrave, C.B. (8 November, 1871 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Segrave's father was W. F. Segrave, Esquire, who worked, perhaps, as the British Consul in Nantes, France. John Segrave himself spoke French and German and gained eight months' time on passing out of Britannia in December, 1886.

Segrave was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1893.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1904.[2]

He worked at the Naval Intelligence Division for three years, starting in February, 1905, leaving to take command of the Philomel on 1 February, 1908. He would remain in her until being superseded on 3 June, 1909 to attend to private affairs.[3]

Segrave was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1911.[4]

He was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Bacchante on 28 November 1915, remaining with her until the following February when he was made Captain of Lancaster.

Segrave was landed at Valparaiso from {UK-Lancaster}} on 6 May 1917 to be treated for gastritis.

Segrave was appointed to President additional for service at the Admiralty as President of the Small Crafts Committee on 11 February, 1918.[5]

He was appointed command of the battleship Neptune on 15 October, 1918.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Murray MacG. Lockhart
Captain of H.M.S. Avon
23 Jan, 1901[7] – 26 Feb, 1901[8]
Succeeded by
James W. G. Innes
Preceded by
Thomas F. T. Michell
Captain of H.M.S. Snapper
28 Feb, 1901[9] – 12 Oct, 1901[10]
Succeeded by
John F. Grant-Dalton
Preceded by
Frederick R. W. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Philomel
1 Feb, 1908[11] – 3 Jun, 1909[12]
Succeeded by
Victor G. Gurner
Preceded by
Ernest H. Grafton
Captain of H.M.S. Terrible
24 Feb, 1910[13] – 24 Jun, 1910[14]
Succeeded by
Richard G. A. W. Stapleton-Cotton
Preceded by
Richard G. A. W. Stapleton-Cotton
Captain of H.M.S. Pelorus
24 Jun, 1910[15] – 12 Aug, 1910[16]
Succeeded by
Richard G. A. W. Stapleton-Cotton
Preceded by
Maurice S. FitzMaurice
Captain of H.M.S. Halcyon
16 Aug, 1910[17] – 23 Jan, 1912[18]
Succeeded by
Alfred A. Ellison
Preceded by
?
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Vienna
1 Jan, 1914[19] – Aug, 1914[20]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Orama
10 Sep, 1914[21] – Aug, 1915[22]
Succeeded by
Morshead B. Baillie-Hamilton
Preceded by
The Hon. Algernon D. E. H. Boyle
Captain of H.M.S. Bacchante
28 Nov, 1915[23] – 10 Feb, 1916[24]
Succeeded by
John G. Armstrong
Preceded by
Warren H. D'Oyly
Captain of H.M.S. Lancaster
10 Feb, 1916[25][26] – 17 Aug, 1917[27]
Succeeded by
Philip H. Colomb
Preceded by
John W. L. McClintock
Captain of H.M.S. Conqueror
19 May, 1918[28] – 10 Jun, 1918[29]
Succeeded by
John W. L. McClintock
Preceded by
William F. Slayter
Captain of H.M.S. Neptune
15 Oct, 1918[30]c. 10 Jan, 1919[31][32]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Adam
Preceded by
John W. L. McClintock
Captain of H.M.S. Conqueror
11 Jan, 1919[33]
Succeeded by
Harry L. Boyle

Footnotes

  1. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  2. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  3. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  4. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  5. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 851.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 10 January, 1901. Issue 36348, col D, p. 8.
  8. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  9. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  10. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  11. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  12. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  13. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  14. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  15. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  16. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 321.
  18. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  19. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  20. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401q.
  22. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  23. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  24. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  25. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395t.
  26. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  27. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  28. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  29. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  30. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 851.
  31. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 7 January, 1919. Issue 41991, col C, p. 3.
  32. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 763.
  33. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 763.