Sholto Grant Douglas

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Captain Sholto Grant Douglas, C.B.E, R.N., Retired (12 February, 1867 – 7 February, 1956) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1891.

Douglas was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 12 February, 1912.

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) in recognition of war services on 11 November, 1918.

Douglas worked in Transport capacities in Southampton and Liverpool from the outbreak of war through the end of 1915, becoming the Naval Transport Officer, Middlesboro on 4 October, 1916. On 8 February, 1917 he was appointed D.N.T.O., Glasgow. He served there until November, 1919, being awarded C.B.E. (m) for services as D.N.T.O., Glasgow, gazetted 4 July, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John G. Armstrong
Captain of H.M.S. Peacock
2 Oct, 1899[1] – 16 Mar, 1900
Succeeded by
Charles P. R. Coode
Preceded by
William H. Eyre
Captain of H.M.S. Renard
1 Jun, 1901[2] – 7 Jan, 1904
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Middlesbrough
4 Oct, 1916 – 8 Feb, 1917
Succeeded by
Frederick J. Evans
Preceded by
Douglas Agnew
as Naval Transport Officer in Charge, Glasgow
Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Glasgow
8 Feb, 1917 – 4 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
Post Disestablished


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 278.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 366. POSSIBLY 9 April, 1903.