Richard Orlando Beaconsfield Bridgeman

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Commander THE HONOURABLE Richard Orlando Beaconsfield Bridgeman, D.S.O. (28 February, 1879 – 9 January, 1917) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bridgeman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1900.

Bridgeman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 15 February, 1912.

Bridgeman was appointed in command of the destroyer Druid on 28 March, 1912.[1]

Bridgeman was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Challenger on 7 November, 1916 and drowned while flying in East Africa.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest G. W. Davidson
Captain of H.M.S. Bramble
14 Jan, 1907 – 18 Mar, 1910
Succeeded by
Basil G. Washington
Preceded by
John R. Dodington
Captain of H.M.S. Redbreast
18 Aug, 1910 – 11 May, 1911
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Michael H. Wilding
Captain of H.M.S. Woodcock
5 Aug, 1911 – 21 Aug, 1911
Succeeded by
Maurice B. R. Blackwood
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Druid
28 Mar, 1912[2] – 11 Mar, 1914
Succeeded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 303.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1914). p. 305.