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Revision as of 14:29, 31 July 2012

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 Assistant Director of Naval Intelligence on 5 November, 1897.[2]

Barrow was appointed commanding officer of H.M.S. Excellent on 20 January, 1901.[3]

Flag Rank

Barrow was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 August, 1903, vice Rose.[4] 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.[5] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 16 February, 1907,[6] and was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 12 April, 1911.[7]

Barrow died at Coleridge House, Clevedon, Somerset on 22 November, 1914, aged sixty-one.[8]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 26007. p. 7553. 31 December, 1889.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 19 October, 1897. Issue 35338, col D, pg. 8.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 29 December, 1900. Issue 36338, col C, pg. 9.
  4. London Gazette: no. 27584. p. 4985. 7 August, 1903.
  5. London Gazette: no. 27917. p. 3747. 29 May, 1906.
  6. London Gazette: no. 27998. p. 1281. 22 February, 1907.
  7. London Gazette: no. 28485. p. 2967. 14 April, 1911.
  8. "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 25 November, 1914. Issue 40707, col A, pg. 1.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. May
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
1901 – 1903
Succeeded by
Percy M. Scott