Alexander Maitland Donovan

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Lieutenant-Commander Alexander Maitland Donovan, D.S.C., R.N. (7 May, 1892 – 20 April, 1932) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Donovan was promoted to Sub-Lieutenant on 15 November, 1912.[1]

Donovan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1914.

Donovan was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 3 on 1 January, 1918.[2]

Donovan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1922.

In early 1932, Donovan was admitted to Haslar Hospital for observation, suffering from gastritis. He died on 20 April and was buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Walter F. Smithwick
Captain of H.M. T.B. 3
1 Jan, 1918[3] – 25 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
William B. Mackenzie
Preceded by
Gerald M. McKenna
Captain of H.M.S. Tilbury
10 Aug, 1922[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ralph G. H. Izat
Captain of H.M.S. Sirdar
1 Apr, 1924[5] – 13 Jan, 1925
Succeeded by
William S. Moor
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Captain of H.M.S. Wild Swan
13 Jan, 1925 – Jan, 1926
Succeeded by
Charles G. Stuart
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Captain of H.M.S. Verity
Feb, 1925[6]
Succeeded by
Stuart A. Buss
Preceded by
John G. Aitchison
Captain of H.M.S. Forres
7 Oct, 1927 – 8 Feb, 1929
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
James C. Colvill
Captain of H.M.S. Vanoc
6 Aug, 1931 – 20 Apr, 1932
Succeeded by
William D. G. Weir

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 22.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 955.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 955.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 821.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 270.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 280.