William Napier Kingdon

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Commander William Napier Kingdon, R.N., Retired (17 September, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Kingdon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 July, 1915.

Post-War

Kingdon was appointed to the Mersey-class trawler Richard Jewell on 28 February, 1920, to take command upon her commissioning. He returned to Tring as first officer on Richard Jewell paying off around May, 1920.

Kingdon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 July, 1923.

Kingdon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 14 September, 1936.

World War II

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh Seymour
Captain of H.M.S. Holderness
20 Aug, 1918[1] – 3 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by
Gerald Loe
Preceded by
Claude P. Hermon-Hodge
Captain of H.M.S. Tonbridge
3 Apr, 1919[2] – 4 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Senior Officer, Twenty-second Fleet Sweeping Flotilla
3 Apr, 1919 – 4 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Charles Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Marlow
4 Nov, 1919 – 1 Dec, 1919
Succeeded by
Frederick L. Cavaye
Preceded by
Charles H. Daniel
Captain of H.M.S. Tring
1 Dec, 1919 – 20 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by
Thomas G. Carter
Preceded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Captain of H.M.S. Sherborne
23 Apr, 1924[3] – 23 Apr, 1926
Succeeded by
William V. H. Harris
Preceded by
Norman B. Weir
Captain of H.M.S. Tiverton
16 Jan, 1928[4] – 1 Jan, 1930
Succeeded by
Leonard A. W. Johnson

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 814.
  2. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 921.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 270.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 275.