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==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Barrow was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1889.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26007/pages/7553 no. 26007. p. 7553.]  31 December, 1889.</ref>
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Barrow was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 8 April, 1873.<ref>Barrow Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
  
Barrow was appointed commanding officer of [[H.M.S. Excellent (Gunnery Training School)|H.M.S. ''Excellent'']] on 20 January, 1901.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 29 December, 1900.  Issue '''36338''', col C, pg. 9.</ref>
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In January, 1881, he was sent to Elswick to study hydraulic machinery.<ref>Barrow Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
 
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Barrow died at Coleridge House, Clevedon, Somerset on 22 November, 1914, aged sixty-one.<ref>"Deaths" (Deaths)''The Times''. Wednesday, 25 November, 1914.  Issue '''40707''', col A, pg. 1.</ref>
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==Footnotes==
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Barrow was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 29 June, 1883, having been recently brought back to {{UK-Excellent}} for service in connection to the armament of boats and for hydraulic instruction at the College.<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
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Barrow was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1889.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26007/pages/7553 no. 26007.  p. 7553.]  31 December, 1889.</ref>
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==Service Record==
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He was appointed in command of the frigate [[H.M.S. Raleigh (1873)|''Raleigh'']] on the West Coast of Africa on 1 September, 1890.  He was superseded on 4 April, 1892 and made the Assistant Director of the [[Naval Intelligence Department (Royal Navy)|Naval Intelligence Department]], arriving home on 5 May.<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
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He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Endymion|f=t}} in the Channel Squadron on 25 April, 1895, but was appointed in command of the {{UK-1RoyalSovereign|f=t}} on 21 May, 1895.  Paying her off on 11 December, 1895, he took command of {{UK-Majestic}} the following day.  He would remain in her until 7 June, 1897.<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
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He was appointed Assistant [[Director of Naval Intelligence (Royal Navy)|Director of Naval Intelligence]] on 5 November, 1897.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 19 October, 1897.  Issue '''35338''', col D, p. 8.</ref>
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He was appointed captain of {{UK-PrinceGeorge|f=t}} on 28 June, 1899.<ref>Barrow Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/38/72.|D7578772}} f. 65.</ref>
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Barrow was appointed commanding officer of [[H.M.S. Excellent (Gunnery Training School)|H.M.S. ''Excellent'']] on 20 January, 1901.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 29 December, 1900.  Issue '''36338''', col C, p. 9.</ref>
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Barrow was appointed a member of the [[Ordnance Committee (Royal Navy)|Ordnance Committee]], dated 1 April, 1903.{{PQDNO1904|p. 289}}
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==Flag Rank==
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Barrow was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 6 August, 1903, vice [[Henry Rose|Rose]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27584/pages/4985 no. 27584.  p. 4985.]  7 August, 1903.</ref>  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.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27917/pages/3747 no. 27917.  p. 3747.]  29 May, 1906.</ref>  He was advanced to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 16 February, 1907,<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27998/pages/1281 no. 27998.  p. 1281.]  22 February, 1907.</ref> and was advanced to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 12 April, 1911.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28485/pages/2967 no. 28485.  p. 2967.]  14 April, 1911.</ref>
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Barrow died at Coleridge House, Clevedon, Somerset on 22 November, 1914, aged sixty-one.<ref>"Deaths" (Deaths).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 25 November, 1914.  Issue '''40707''', col A, p. 1.</ref>
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==Service Records==
 
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7894238&queryType=1&resultcount=7 ADM 196/38.]
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7905139&queryType=1&resultcount=7 ADM 196/18.]
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Latest revision as of 16:50, 8 August 2019

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 Lieutenant on 8 April, 1873.[1]

In January, 1881, he was sent to Elswick to study hydraulic machinery.[2]

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Commander on 29 June, 1883, having been recently brought back to Excellent for service in connection to the armament of boats and for hydraulic instruction at the College.[3]

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1889.[4]

He was appointed in command of the frigate Raleigh on the West Coast of Africa on 1 September, 1890. He was superseded on 4 April, 1892 and made the Assistant Director of the Naval Intelligence Department, arriving home on 5 May.[5]

He was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Endymion in the Channel Squadron on 25 April, 1895, but was appointed in command of the battleship Royal Sovereign on 21 May, 1895. Paying her off on 11 December, 1895, he took command of Majestic the following day. He would remain in her until 7 June, 1897.[6]

He was appointed Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence on 5 November, 1897.[7]

He was appointed captain of battleship Prince George on 28 June, 1899.[8]

Barrow was appointed commanding officer of H.M.S. Excellent on 20 January, 1901.[9]

Barrow was appointed a member of the Ordnance Committee, dated 1 April, 1903.[10]

Flag Rank

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 August, 1903, vice Rose.[11] 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.[12] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 16 February, 1907,[13] and was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 12 April, 1911.[14]

Barrow died at Coleridge House, Clevedon, Somerset on 22 November, 1914, aged sixty-one.[15]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Tynte F. Hammill
Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence, Mobilisation Division
2 May, 1892[16]c. Apr, 1895[17]
Succeeded by
Richard W. White
Preceded by
Charles J. Barlow
Captain of H.M.S. Endymion
25 Apr, 1895[18] – 2 May, 1895[19]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Gamble
Preceded by
Charles C. Drury
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
21 May, 1895[20] – 11 Dec, 1895[21]
Succeeded by
Reginald F. H. Henderson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Majestic
12 Dec, 1895[22] – 7 Jun, 1897[23]
Succeeded by
H.S.H. Prince Louis of Battenberg
Preceded by
Richard W. White
Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence, Mobilisation Division
19 Nov, 1897[24] – 28 Jun, 1899[25]
Succeeded by
H.S.H. Prince Louis of Battenberg
Preceded by
Alfred A. C. Parr
Captain of H.M.S. Prince George
28 Jun, 1899[26] – 10 Oct, 1900[27]
Succeeded by
Robert A. J. Montgomerie
Preceded by
William H. May
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
20 Jan, 1901[28] – 1 Apr, 1903[29]
Succeeded by
Percy M. Scott
Preceded by
Leonard T. Pease
Naval Member of the Ordnance Committee
1 Apr, 1903[30]
Succeeded by
Morgan Singer

Footnotes

  1. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  2. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  3. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 26007. p. 7553. 31 December, 1889.
  5. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  6. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 19 October, 1897. Issue 35338, col D, p. 8.
  8. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  9. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 December, 1900. Issue 36338, col C, p. 9.
  10. Principal Questions Dealt with by the Director of Naval Ordnance, 1904. p. 289.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 27584. p. 4985. 7 August, 1903.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 27917. p. 3747. 29 May, 1906.
  13. The London Gazette: no. 27998. p. 1281. 22 February, 1907.
  14. The London Gazette: no. 28485. p. 2967. 14 April, 1911.
  15. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 25 November, 1914. Issue 40707, col A, p. 1.
  16. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  17. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  18. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  19. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  20. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  21. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  22. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  23. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  24. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  25. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  26. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  27. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  28. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 December, 1900. Issue 36338, col C, p. 9.
  29. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. f. 65.
  30. Barrow Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 65.