Robert Tennant Park

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Commander R.N.R. (retired) Robert Tennant Park, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R. (15 April, 1885 – 30 March, 1957) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Park was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 2 August, 1915.[1]

Park was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 32 on 26 February, 1917.[2]

He was demobilised on 14 February, 1919.[3]

Park was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 2 August, 1923.[4]

Park was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 15 April, 1930. He would be granted an exemption from naval service in 1939.[5]

In 1948 he reported that he was Chief Marine Superintendent of Coast Lines Limited & Associated Companies.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry C. Birnie
Captain of H.M. T.B. 82
15 Feb, 1916[7][8][9] – 2 Mar, 1917Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag[10] – 13 Feb, 1919[11]
Succeeded by
Frank A. C. Baker

Footnotes

  1. Park Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/56/98. f. 98.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 956.
  3. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.
  4. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.
  5. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.
  6. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.
  7. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.
  8. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Feb 17, 1916; pg. 7; Issue 41092.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401.
  10. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 956.
  11. Perkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/186. f. 186.