Archibald Douglas Cochrane

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Captain THE HONOURABLE SIR Archibald Douglas Cochrane, K.C.M.G., K.C.S.P., D.S.O., R.N., Retired (8 January, 1885 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Springfield, Fife the son of The Honourable J. Cockrane, M.P..

Cochrane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 July, 1906.[1]

Cochrane was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 July, 1914.

Cochrane was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.

Post-War

Cochrane was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief, which occurred on 11 February, 1922.

World War II

Cochrane was reprimanded after a Court Martial which took place on 21 April, 1942 for stranding H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda.

Cochrane was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 3 September, 1945.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. B 1
10 Aug, 1907 – 8 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Reginald B. Darke
Preceded by
William R. D. Crowther
Captain of H.M.S. D 1
15 Aug, 1912 – 31 Oct, 1914
Succeeded by
Edward W. B. Ryan
Preceded by
William St. J. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. D 7
31 Oct, 1914 – 20 Nov, 1914
Succeeded by
Brownlow V. Layard
Preceded by
Samuel M. G. Gravener
Captain of H.M.S. E 7
1 Dec, 1914 – 4 Sep, 1915[2]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Philip E. Phillips
Captain of H.M.S. L 12
12 Nov, 1918 – 15 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Preceded by
Robert B. Ramsay
Captain of H.M.S. Adamant
25 Jun, 1921 – 11 Feb, 1922
Succeeded by
Charles de Burgh

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 16.
  2. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 42.