Sydney Keith Smyth

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Captain (retired) Sydney Keith Smyth, O.B.E., R.N. (4 January, 1884 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Belfast.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1905.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1913.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Captain on 12 February, 1930.

World War II

Smyth was granted the acting rank of Captain on 10 November, 1939.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Assistant King's Harbour Master, Sheerness
29 Apr, 1921 – 24 Apr, 1923
Succeeded by
Frank G. L. Bullock
Preceded by
George P. Sherston
Captain of H.M.S. Laburnum
15 Jul, 1923[1] – 8 Oct, 1925
Succeeded by
Cecil E. Brooke
Preceded by
George B. W. Young
Assistant Captain of Portsmouth Dockyard
14 Jan, 1927 – 10 Aug, 1929
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
George B. W. Young
Assistant King's Harbour Master, Portsmouth
14 Jan, 1927 – 10 Aug, 1929
Succeeded by
John Fawcett
Preceded by
Robert J. Shaw
Captain of H.M.S. Milford
3 Aug, 1940 – 22 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
The Hon. Valentine M. Wyndham-Quin
Preceded by
Allan T. G. C. Peachey
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
2 Oct, 1944 – 3 Nov, 1944
Succeeded by
William D. R. Bravington

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.