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==Life & Career==
 
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==Great War==
 
On 21 May, 1916, Palmer was appointed in command of the {{UK-Juno|f=t}}.{{NLFeb19|p. 824}}
 
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In late 1924, Palmer was admitted to Plymouth Naval Hospital to be observed for a digestive disease.  He was declared fit on 15 November. He returned in 1926 with bronchial complaints, being returned to health on 5 May.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
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Palmer was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 25 March, 1929 and placed on the Retired List the following day.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
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==See Also==
 
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Revision as of 13:27, 6 September 2016

Vice-Admiral Alexander Robinson Palmer, R.N. (23 May, 1879 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1900.[1]

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1911.[2]

Palmer was appointed in command of the submarine Thames on 14 January, 1914.[3]

Great War

On 21 May, 1916, Palmer was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Juno.[4]

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1917.[5]

Post-War

In late 1924, Palmer was admitted to Plymouth Naval Hospital to be observed for a digestive disease. He was declared fit on 15 November. He returned in 1926 with bronchial complaints, being returned to health on 5 May.[6]

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 25 March, 1929 and placed on the Retired List the following day.[7]

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 11 February, 1934.[8]

Palmer offered his services in 1937, but his further involvement with the service seems only to be intermittent admittances to Haslar Naval Hospital for gastric ulcers.[9]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Apsley D. M. Cherry
Captain of H.M.S. Hazard
4 Apr, 1911[10] – 23 Nov, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
Charles J. C. Little
Preceded by
William R. Napier
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
23 Nov, 1911[12]
Succeeded by
Charles G. Brodie
Preceded by
Charles G. Brodie
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
14 Jan, 1914[13]
Succeeded by
George B. Lewis
Preceded by
Charles J. C. Little
Captain of H.M.S. Arrogant
10 Feb, 1915[14]
Succeeded by
Henry Spencer
Preceded by
Drury St. A. Wake
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
21 May, 1916[15]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John L. Pearson
Captain of H.M.S. Triad
10 Feb, 1922[16]
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Leir
Preceded by
Algernon H. C. Candy
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
4 Jul, 1924[17]
Succeeded by
Eric G. Robinson
Preceded by
James W. Murray
Captain of H.M.S. Argus
17 Jan, 1927[18][19] – Jun, 1928[20]
Succeeded by
Cyril St. C. Cameron

Footnotes

  1. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  2. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  5. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  6. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  7. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  8. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  9. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1911). p. 323.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1912). pp. 323, 385.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 385.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392e.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 823.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 231.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Murray Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/245. ff. 248.
  20. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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