William Scott Chalmers

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Rear-Admiral William Scott Chalmers, R.N. (1 May, 1888 – 11 June, 1971) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Chalmers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 August, 1909,[1] and loaned to the Canadian government for service.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 August, 1917.[3]

Chalmers was appointed in command of the submarine L 52 in March, 1920.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
17 May, 1929[5]
Succeeded by
Frederic C. Bradley
Preceded by
Henry B. Rawlings
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
Oct, 1934[6] – Oct, 1936[7]
Succeeded by
Charles Farquhar-Smith


  1. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1918). p. 34.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 292.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.