Arthur Pringle

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Lieutenant Arthur Pringle, (24 February, 1877 – 28 April, 1902) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Following a brief stint in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 79 for the Annual Manoeuvres of 1897, Pringle was admonished for having failed to note the type of torpedoes equipped. He was nonetheless promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1897.

Pringle died along with a petty officer and a seaman in a boat-handling accident aboard H.M.S. Formidable near the island of Magdalena, Italy.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank Larken
Captain of H.M. T.B. 79
15 Jun, 1897 – 10 Jul, 1897
Succeeded by
Arthur E. F. Bedford


  1. "Accident in the Battleship Formidable." The Times (London, England), 29 April, 1902; p. 7.