Philip Duke Crofton

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Commander Philip Duke Crofton, O.B.E., R.N., Retired (12 April, 1886 – 4 August, 1954) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Rochester, his father being retired Captain D. Crofton, R.N..

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1908.[1]

Crofton was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 111 on 17 October, 1912.[2]

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1916.

Post-War

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 May, 1929.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry P. Boxer
Captain of H.M. T.B. 111
17 Oct, 1912[3] – 16 Sep, 1913
Succeeded by
John M. Henderson

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 401.