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Revision as of 16:55, 30 January 2015

Admiral Arthur Barrow, Royal Navy, Retired (25 March, 1853 – 22 November, 1914) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1889.[1]

He was appointed in command of the new battleship Majestic in May, 1895.[2]

He was appointed Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence on 5 November, 1897.[3]

He was appointed captain of battleship Prince George on 28 June, 1899.[4]

Barrow was appointed commanding officer of H.M.S. Excellent on 20 January, 1901.[5]

Barrow was appointed a member of the Ordnance Committee, dated 1 April, 1903.[6]

Flag Rank

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 August, 1903, vice Rose.[7] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 26 May, 1906.[8] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 16 February, 1907,[9] and was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 12 April, 1911.[10]

Barrow died at Coleridge House, Clevedon, Somerset on 22 November, 1914, aged sixty-one.[11]

Bibliography

Service Records

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26007. p. 7553. 31 December, 1889.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 19 October, 1897. Issue 35338, col D, p. 8.
  4. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.
  5. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 December, 1900. Issue 36338, col C, p. 9.
  6. Principal Questions Dealt with by the Director of Naval Ordnance, 1904. p. 289.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27584. p. 4985. 7 August, 1903.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 27917. p. 3747. 29 May, 1906.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 27998. p. 1281. 22 February, 1907.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 28485. p. 2967. 14 April, 1911.
  11. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 25 November, 1914. Issue 40707, col A, p. 1.
  12. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.
  15. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.
  16. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 December, 1900. Issue 36338, col C, p. 9.
  17. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.

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