Richard Hyde

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Vice-Admiral Richard Hyde, C.B., C.B.E., M.V.O., Royal Navy (9 October, 1872 – 26 November, 1931) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hyde was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1894.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1905.[2]

Hyde was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1912.[3]

In August 1912, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Talbot.

He was appointed command of the third class protected cruiser Blanche on 5 July, 1913.[4]

He was made captain of the armoured cruiser Essex in May 1916, staying until September.

White Russia

On 8 August, 1918 he was appointed to North Russia as P.N.T.O. (perhaps "Principal Naval Transport Officer?") as a Commodore, Second Class. On 24 February, 1919 he took passage in Canada from Archangel for Murmansk, which kept him away for about three weeks. He stayed in North Russia until 1 December, 1919 with some of his time being as Senior Naval Officer, White Sea and as S.N.O., Archangel.[5]

Hyde was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 24 July, 1922 and placed on the Retired List by his own request the next day.[6]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 14 January, 1928.[7]

Hyde committed suicide "while of unsound mind" on 26 November, 1931.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John Denison
Captain of H.M.S. Latona
4 Jul, 1898[9]
Succeeded by
Henry C. A. Baynes
Preceded by
Henry William Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Harrier
5 Oct, 1909[10][11] – 20 Sep, 1910[12]
Succeeded by
Richard Hyde
Preceded by
Richard Hyde
Captain of H.M.S. Harrier
4 Jan, 1911[13][14] – 31 Jul, 1912[15]
Succeeded by
George N. Tomlin
Preceded by
Frederick A. Powlett
Captain of H.M.S. Talbot
27 Aug, 1912[16] – 10 Feb, 1913[17]
Succeeded by
Charles N. Tindall-Carill-Worsley
Preceded by
Wilfred Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
5 Jul, 1913[18][19] – 21 May, 1916[20]
Succeeded by
John M. Casement
Preceded by
Hugh D. R. Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Essex
21 May, 1916[21] – 23 Aug, 1916[22]
Succeeded by
Pieter G. V. Van der Byl
Preceded by
Henry Blackett
Captain of H.M.S. Duke of Edinburgh
Sep, 1916[23][24] – 8 Aug, 1918[25]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Senior Naval Officer and Principal Naval Transport Officer, Archangel
8 Aug, 1918[26] – 1 Dec, 1919[27]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 302.
  2. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 302.
  3. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392kk.
  5. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  6. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  7. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  8. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  9. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 266.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 304.
  11. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 302.
  12. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 302.
  13. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 302.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 323.
  15. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  16. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  17. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392kk.
  19. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  20. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  21. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  22. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  23. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393g.
  24. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  25. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  26. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49.
  27. Hyde Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 49. This end date very uncertain.