Robert Algernon Newton
Life & Career
Born in Brighton, the son of Lieutenant General Newton.
Newton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 January, 1896.
Newton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1906.
Retired at his own request on 6 December, 1910.
Reverted to the Retired List on 30 April, 1918.
On 7 June 1919, Newton was promoted to the rank of Captain in recognition of war services, dated 11 November, 1918.
Maxwell N. Williamson-Napier
|Captain of H.M.S. Ferret
25 Jun, 1917 – 26 Sep, 1917
Arthur H. L. Terry
Robert G. Corbett
|Captain of H.M.S. Calgarian
28 Sep, 1917 – 1 Mar, 1918
- Calgarian Log.
- The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 393u.
- Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. pp. 122, 123.