Maurice Baldwin Raymond Blackwood

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Captain (retired) Maurice Baldwin Raymond Blackwood, D.S.O. (22 September, 1882 – 26 August, 1941) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Malta, the son of Sir Francis Blackwood, Bart..

Blackwood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.[1]

Blackwood was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1912.

Blackwood was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1916.

Blackwood was appointed in command of the trawler Thomas Twinsy and for command of Unit 4 group of trawlers on 9 November, 1917. Superseded on 7 January, 1918.

Post-War

Blackwood was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 10 July 1922.

Blackwood was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 22 September, 1927.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard F. H. H. Mahon
Captain of H.M. T.B. 13
21 Jan, 1909[2] – 30 Apr, 1910
Succeeded by
Ernest G. H. Du Boulay
Preceded by
Evelyn L. Beridge Boothby
Captain of H.M.S. Greyhound
30 Apr, 1910 – 15 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Thomas G. Carter
Preceded by
Thomas G. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Cynthia
15 Aug, 1910 – 26 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Frederick C. Corbyn
Preceded by
Clive C. H. Maitland-Addison
Captain of H.M.S. Cherwell
26 Aug, 1910 – 31 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Robert H. B. Hammond-Chambers
Preceded by
Gilbert C. Heathcote
Captain of H.M.S. Janus
Apr, 1911[3] – 21 Aug, 1911
Succeeded by
Wellwood G. C. Maxwell
Preceded by
Richard O. B. Bridgeman
Captain of H.M.S. Woodcock
21 Aug, 1911 – 14 Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
Charles G. P. Jones
Preceded by
Arthur B. S. Dutton
Captain of H.M.S. Lookout
23 Jan, 1915[4] – 4 Apr, 1917
Succeeded by
George H. Creswell
Preceded by
Frank Powell
Captain of H.M.S. Syringa
7 Jan, 1918 – 1 Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Montague R. Bernard
Preceded by
Edward C. Boyle
as Captain of H.M.S. Platypus
Captain of H.M.A.S. Platypus
13 Jul, 1922[5]
Succeeded by
James C. J. Soutter

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 8.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 334.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 395ww.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 903.