Vincent Paul Freeman

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Commander Vincent Paul Freeman, R.N., Retired (19 July, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Falmouth.

Freeman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1912.


Freeman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1920.

Freeman was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 19 July, 1932.

World War II

Mobilised on 28 September 1938, his service will be hard to outline due to a nearly illegible service record, though he staretd out as Naval Officer in Command, Yarmouth.

He was re-appointed to provide executive duties at Londonderry Base on 9 December, 1940.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur V. Hemming
Captain of H.M.S. Rob Roy
15 Apr, 1921 – 19 Sep, 1921
Succeeded by
George Griffiths
Preceded by
Patrick Butter
Captain of H.M.S. Tyrian
19 Sep, 1921 – 22 Feb, 1922
Succeeded by
Henry I. M. L. Scott
Preceded by
Colin S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Viscount
8 Apr, 1924[1] – 25 Jan, 1926
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Hill
Preceded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. Cyclops
30 Jan, 1929[2] – 20 Apr, 1931
Succeeded by
Cyril G. B. Coltart
Preceded by
Oswald T. Hodgson
as Senior Naval Officer, Great Yarmouth
Naval Officer in Command, Yarmouth
28 Sep, 1938
Succeeded by
Sir Eric J. A. Fullerton
as Flag Officer in Command, Yarmouth


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 283.
  2. The month is perhaps not correctly read.