John Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald
Life & Career
Fitzgerald was appointed to Collingwood as torpedo officer, qualified as an interpreter in French, on 6 January, 1914. He fought in her at the Battle of Jutland, and reported, afterward, that he was able to observe the battle turn away of the German fleet from his position in the T.C.T..
Fitzgerald was appointed in command of the light cruiser Caledon in December, 1929.
Malcolm R. J. Maxwell-Scott
|Captain of H.M.S. Tarantula
4 Aug, 1925
Marshal L. Clarke
|Captain of H.M.S. Caledon
14 Dec, 1929
|Captain of H.M.A.S. Sydney
24 Sep, 1935
W. Frederic Wake-Walker
|Director of Torpedoes and Mining
3 Jan, 1938
Henry C. Phillips
- Letter from Charles Cooper Penrose FitzGerald to Gerard Henry Uctred Noel postmarked 9 June 1916 at the National Maritime Museum. NOE/5/1.
- The Navy List. (December, 1912). p. 393d.
- Letter from his father, Charles Cooper Penrose FitzGerald to Admiral of the Fleet Gerard Henry Uctred Noel postmarked 9 June 1916 at the National Maritime Museum. NOE/5/1.
- See his captain's report on the battle.
- The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 273.
- The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 220.
- The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 298.
- Inferred from predecessor. Wake-Walker Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/76. 187.