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'''Alexander Robinson Palmer''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{ViceRN}} '''Alexander Robinson Palmer''', R.N. (23 May, 1879 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Palmer gained a full twelve months' time on passing out of {{UK-1Britannia}}.
  
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Palmer was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 January, 1900.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
  
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Palmer was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1911.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
  
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Palmer was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Thames|f=t}} on 14 January, 1914.{{NLApr14|p. 382}}
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Palmer was appointed in command of the {{UK-Thames|f=t}} on 14 January, 1914.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914), p. 382.</ref>
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==Great War==
 
On 21 May, 1916, Palmer was appointed in command of the {{UK-Juno|f=t}}.{{NLFeb19|p. 824}}
 
On 21 May, 1916, Palmer was appointed in command of the {{UK-Juno|f=t}}.{{NLFeb19|p. 824}}
  
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Palmer was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1917.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
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==Post-War==
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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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Palmer was promoted to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 11 February, 1934.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
  
==Service Records==
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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.<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Charles Gordon Brodie|Charles G. Brodie]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Thames (1885)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Thames'']]'''<br>14 Jan, 1914<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>{{NLApr14|p. 382}} &ndash; 10 Feb, 1915<ref>Palmer Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/45/46.|D7603298}} f. 46.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[George Bridges Lewis|George B. Lewis]]'''}}
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Latest revision as of 17:26, 14 July 2018

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

Life & Career

Palmer gained a full twelve months' time on passing out of Britannia.

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 second class protected cruiser 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
Brian H. F. Barttelot
Captain of H.M.S. Bullfinch
21 Jul, 1903[10] – 20 Aug, 1903[11]
Succeeded by
Ambrose M. Peck
Preceded by
Apsley D. M. Cherry
Captain of H.M.S. Hazard
4 Apr, 1911[12][13] – 23 Nov, 1911[14][15]
Succeeded by
Charles J. C. Little
Preceded by
William R. Napier
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
23 Nov, 1911[16][17] – 12 Jan, 1912[18]
Succeeded by
Stanley L. Willis
Preceded by
Roger J. B. Keyes
Captain of H.M.S. Arrogant
12 Jan, 1912 – 31 Aug, 1912[19]
Succeeded by
Martin E. Nasmith
Preceded by
John Luce
Captain of H.M.S. Dolphin
31 Aug, 1912[20] – 14 Jan, 1914[21]
Succeeded by
Vernon H. S. Haggard
Preceded by
Charles G. Brodie
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
14 Jan, 1914[22][23] – 10 Feb, 1915[24]
Succeeded by
George B. Lewis
Preceded by
Stanley L. Willis
Commander (S), Fifth Submarine Flotilla
14 Jan, 1914[25][26] – 10 Feb, 1915[27]
Succeeded by
George B. Lewis
Preceded by
Charles J. C. Little
Captain of H.M.S. Arrogant
10 Feb, 1915[28][29] – 24 Sep, 1915[30]
Succeeded by
Henry Spencer
Preceded by
Edward M. C. Rutherfoord
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
21 May, 1916[31][32]c. Oct, 1919[33]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
William R. Napier
Captain of Portsmouth Mining School
29 Oct, 1919[34] – 21 Oct, 1921[35]
Succeeded by
Nicholas E. Archdale
Preceded by
John L. Pearson
Captain of H.M.S. Triad
10 Feb, 1922[36][37] – 6 Mar, 1924[38]
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Leir
Preceded by
John L. Pearson
Senior Officer, Persian Gulf
10 Feb, 1922[39][40] – 6 Mar, 1924[41]
Succeeded by
Ernest W. Leir
Preceded by
Aubrey Lambert
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
4 Jul, 1924[42][43] – 9 Aug, 1926[44]
Succeeded by
Eric G. Robinson
Preceded by
James W. Murray
Captain of H.M.S. Argus
17 Jan, 1927[45] – 16 Jun, 1928[46]
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. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  11. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  12. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  13. The Navy List. (July, 1911). p. 323.
  14. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1912). pp. 323, 385.
  16. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 385.
  18. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  19. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  20. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  21. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  22. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  24. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  25. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  26. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  27. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  28. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392e.
  30. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  31. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  32. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  33. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  34. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  35. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  36. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  37. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 823.
  38. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  39. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  40. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 823.
  41. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  42. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  43. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 231.
  44. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  45. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.
  46. Palmer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45/46. f. 46.