Richard Bell Davies

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Vice-Admiral Richard Bell Davies, V.C., D.S.O., A.F.C., R.N. (19 May, 1886 – 26 February, 1966) served in the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Davies was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1908.[1]

Davies was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1916.

Post-War

Davies was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1919.

Davies was appointed as executive officer of the aircraft carrier Eagle on 3 February, 1920.[2]

Davies was appointed to Royal Sovereign as executive officer on 8 April, 1924.[3]

Davies was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1926.

Davies was appointed in command of the cruiser Frobisher in September, 1928.

Davies was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 January, 1938.

World War II

Davies was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 29 May, 1941.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas F. P. Calvert
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
21 Sep, 1928[4] – Apr, 1929[5]
Succeeded by
Hugh H. Rogers
Preceded by
Hugh H. Rogers
Captain of H.M.S. London
Apr, 1929[6] – Oct, 1930[7]
Succeeded by
Harold M. Burrough
Preceded by
George H. Knowles
Captain of H.M.S. Cornwall
1 Jan, 1933[8][9] – Sep, 1935[10]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Phillips
Preceded by
Arthur R. M. Bridge
Captain of H.M.S. Drake
20 Feb, 1936 – 14 Apr, 1938
Succeeded by
Alban T. B. Curteis

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 20.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 764.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 266.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 240.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 224.
  9. Knowles Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/52. f. 257.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.