Noel Stephen Fox Digby

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Vice-Admiral Noel Stephen Fox Digby (2 October, 1839 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Digby was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 August, 1864.[1]

Digby was promoted to the rank of Commander on 29 May, 1872.[2]

Digby was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1879.[3]

He retired in accordance with Orders in Council of 22 February, 1870 on 30 May, 1893.[4]

He was advanced to Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1895 and to Vice-Admiral sometime after 1900.[5]

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sappho
Dec, 1874[6] – after Aug, 1877[7]
Succeeded by
William McC. F. Castle
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Northampton
6 Nov, 1882[8][9] – 21 Apr, 1886[10]
Succeeded by
Henry L. Fleet
Preceded by
Frederick G. D. Bedford
Captain of H.M.S. Dreadnought
21 Nov, 1887[11] – 13 Aug, 1889[12]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. Alington
Preceded by
Frederick G. D. Bedford
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Britannia
7 Sep, 1889[13]
Succeeded by
Alan B. Thomas

Footnotes

  1. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  2. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  3. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  4. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  5. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  6. Wikipedia.
  7. Wikipedia.
  8. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 226.
  10. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  11. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  12. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.
  13. Digby Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 1039.