Richard William White

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Richard William White ( – 4 December, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

White was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 23 April, 1872.

In June 1878, he earned an honorary certificate at the Royal Naval College.

White was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1884.

White was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1891.

White was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 20 February, 1904 and promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 1 April, 1904.

White was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 11 April, 1908.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Porpoise
15 Feb, 1888[1] – 28 Mar, 1891
Succeeded by
John L. Burr
Preceded by
Arthur Barrow
Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence, Mobilisation Division
11 Apr, 1895[2] – 19 Nov, 1897
Succeeded by
Arthur Barrow
Preceded by
Charles G. Robinson
Captain of H.M.S. Vulcan
19 Nov, 1897[3] – 20 Mar, 1900
Succeeded by
Henry B. Jackson
Preceded by
Charles H. Cross
Captain of H.M.S. Galatea
20 Mar, 1900 – 27 Apr, 1900
Succeeded by
Robert D. B. Bruce
Preceded by
Gerald W. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Rodney
27 Apr, 1900[4] – 29 Aug, 1901
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Assheton G. Curzon-Howe
Captain of H.M.S. Ocean
29 Aug, 1901[5] – 1 Apr, 1903[Inference]
Succeeded by
Randolph F. O. Foote
Preceded by
?
Admiral Superintendent of Contract Built Ships, Tyne and Thames District
1 Sep, 1903[6] – 31 Aug, 1906[7]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 244.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 26 March, 1895. Issue 34534, col E, p. 10.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 312.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 299a.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 285.
  6. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/623. f. 1398.
  7. White Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/623. f. 1398.