William Carnegie Codrington Forsyth

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Rear-Admiral William Carnegie Codrington Forsyth, Royal Navy (11 December, 1849 – 3 September, 1906) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 7 August he was specially promoted to the rank of Commander, dated 11 July.[1]

Forsyth was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1889.[2]

Flag Rank

Forsyth was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 30 May, 1903, vice Bruce.[3] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 11 May, 1904.[4]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Rainbow
5 Mar, 1895[5]
Succeeded by
Frederic E. E. Brock
Preceded by
Henry B. Lang
Captain of H.M.S. Narcissus
20 Oct, 1896
Succeeded by
George F. King-Hall
Preceded by
Arthur C. Clarke
Captain of H.M.S. Edgar
May, 1897[Inference] – 15 Feb, 1898
Succeeded by
Robert C. Sparkes
Preceded by
Angus MacLeod
Captain of the Medway Fleet Reserve
14 Feb, 1899[6]
Succeeded by
Alvin C. Corry
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25136. p. 3689. 8 August, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26007. p. 7553. 31 December, 1889.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27561. p. 3576. 5 June, 1903.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27676. p. 3081. 13 May, 1904.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 251.
  6. Forsyth Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 471.