Adrian St. Vincent Keyes

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Adrian St. Vincent Keyes, C.B.E., D.S.O., (19 December, 1882 – 6 October, 1926) served in the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.

Life & Career

Keyes was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1902.Template:RCNLJan15 In February 1909 Keyes was declared unfit for further submarine service, the reason being given "sent to Hospital suffering from venereal disease." He was found fit for duty on 17 March.[1]

In early 1915, Keyes was in command of the submarine CC 1, as well as the depot ship Shearwater to which she was tender.Template:RCNLJan15

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert S. Monroe
Captain of H.M.S. Fawn
Nov, 1910[2]
Succeeded by
Laurence R. Palmer
Preceded by
Gerald W. Vivian
as Captain of H.M.S. Shearwater
Captain of H.M.C.S. Shearwater
6 Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
Apr, 1915[3]
Succeeded by
Martin J. C. de Meric
Preceded by
Arthur Henniker-Heaton
Captain of H.M.S. Ness
14 Jul, 1916[4]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Dauglish


  1. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/142 f. 633.
  2. Keyes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/142 f. 633.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399k.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396f.