Arthur Lindesay Cay
Captain Arthur Lindesay Cay, Royal Navy (31 January, 1869 – 31 May, 1916) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War. In command of H.M.S. Invincible at the Battle of Jutland, he was killed when his ship sank.
Life & Career
Cay entered the Navy as a cadet in 1882. He took four Firsts in his Lieutenancy exams.
On 11 April, 1911 Cay was appointed to Impregnable as Flag Captain to Sir William May, Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth and was superseded on 30 March, 1913. On 19 April he was appointed to command the armoured cruiser Achilles in the Second Cruiser Squadron.
- H.M.S. Invincible, 19 February, 1915 – 31 May, 1916.
- The National Archives. ADM 196/43.