Robert Fellowes Chisholm

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Lieutenant-Commander Robert Fellowes Chisholm, R.N. (4 May, 1884 – 1 December, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Willesden, the son of R. F. Chisholm, Esq.. Chisholm tied for fifty-third among 62 successful candidates in examinations for entry to the Britannia intake term of September 1899, with 2117 marks.[1]

Chisholm was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1906.[2]

Chisholm was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 026 on 19 December, 1908.[3]

As a Lieutenant, Chisholm was appointed in command of the submarine B 3 on 13 May, 1913.[4]

Chisholm was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1914.

Chisholm left B 3 when he was appointed to E 37 on 16 October, 1915, to assume command upon her commissioning.

Chisholm died when his E 37 was lost on 1 December, 1916.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur G. Tippet
Captain of H.M. T.B. 026
19 Dec, 1908[6] – 3 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Tippet
Preceded by
Geoffrey Warburton
Captain of H.M.S. B 3
13 May, 1913[7] – 16 Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 37
16 Oct, 1915 – 1 Dec, 1916[8]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Aug 12, 1899; pg. 8; Issue 35906.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 15.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 400.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  5. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 75.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 400.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  8. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 75.