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[[Captain (Royal Navy)|Captain]] '''Arthur Russell Hulbert''', Royal Navy (9 April, 1871 – 12 January, 1913) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Arthur Russell Hulbert''', Royal Navy (9 April, 1871 – 12 January, 1913) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Early Life & Career==
 
==Early Life & Career==
 
He was mentioned in despatches for his service with the Naval Brigade in China.
 
He was mentioned in despatches for his service with the Naval Brigade in China.
 
Hulbert was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1908.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28211/pages/32 no. 28211.  p. 32.]  1 January, 1909.</ref>  He was appointed to the light cruiser [[H.M.S. Blonde (1910)|''Blonde'']] on 10 May, 1912 in command of the First Destroyer Flotilla.
 
  
Hulbert drowned at Harwich on 12 January, 1913.  He had been seen walking on the quarterdeck of the ''Blonde'' at 0920.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 13 January, 1913Issue '''40107''', col B, pg. 11.</ref>
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Hulbert was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1908.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28211/pages/32 no. 28211p. 32.] 1 January, 1909.</ref>
  
==Footnotes==
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In December 1910, he assumed command of the {{UK-Highflyer|f=t}}.{{MackieRNW}}
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==Bibliography==
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On 14 November, 1911, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Venus|f=t}} as Captain (D) of the {{UK-DF|7}}.<ref>"Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 11 November, 1911.  Issue '''39740''', col B, p. 13.</ref>
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==Service Record==
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He was appointed to the {{UK-Blonde|f=t}} on 10 May, 1912 in command of the {{UK-DF|1}}.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 23 April, 1912.  Issue '''39880''', col G, p. 16.</ref>
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Hulbert drowned at Harwich on 12 January, 1913.  He had been seen walking on the quarterdeck of the ''Blonde'' at 0920.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 13 January, 1913.  Issue '''40107''', col B, p. 11.</ref>  A man on the neighbouring {{UK-Tyne|f=t}} saw a splash, but dismissed it as a sailor taking a morning swim.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 14 January, 1912.  Issue '''40108''', col F, p. 13.</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=7918020&queryType=1&resultcount=1 ADM 196/43.]
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*{{TNA|ADM 196/89|D8115568}}
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*{{TNA|ADM 196/43|D7602495}}
 
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[[Category:1871 births|Hulbert]]
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[[Category:1913 deaths|Hulbert]]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Colin Mackenzie|Colin Mackenzie]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Blonde (1910)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Blonde'']]'''<br>10 May, 1912<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 23 April, 1912.  Issue '''39880''', col G, p. 16.</ref> &ndash; 12 Jan, 1913{{MackieRNW}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Thomas Lawrie Shelford|Thomas L. Shelford]]'''}}
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Latest revision as of 00:22, 14 August 2017

Captain Arthur Russell Hulbert, Royal Navy (9 April, 1871 – 12 January, 1913) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He was mentioned in despatches for his service with the Naval Brigade in China.

Hulbert was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1908.[1]

In December 1910, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Highflyer.[2]

On 14 November, 1911, he was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Venus as Captain (D) of the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla.[3]

He was appointed to the scout cruiser Blonde on 10 May, 1912 in command of the First Destroyer Flotilla.[4]

Hulbert drowned at Harwich on 12 January, 1913. He had been seen walking on the quarterdeck of the Blonde at 0920.[5] A man on the neighbouring depot ship Tyne saw a splash, but dismissed it as a sailor taking a morning swim.[6]

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald C. A. Marescaux
Captain of H.M.S. Proserpine
24 Aug, 1904[7] – 1 Aug, 1906[Inference]
Succeeded by
Herbert W. James
Preceded by
Osmond de B. Brock
Head of War Division
27 Mar, 1909[8] – 11 Oct, 1909[9]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edward F. Bruen
Captain of H.M.S. Highflyer
13 Dec, 1910[10]
Succeeded by
James D. Dick
Preceded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Captain of H.M.S. Venus
14 Nov, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
Thomas L. Shelford
Preceded by
?
Captain (D), Seventh Destroyer Flotilla
14 Nov, 1911[12]
Succeeded by
Francis G. St. John
Preceded by
Colin Mackenzie
Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
10 May, 1912[13] – 12 Jan, 1913[14]
Succeeded by
Thomas L. Shelford
Preceded by
Sir Robert K. Arbuthnot
Captain (D), First Destroyer Flotilla
10 May, 1912[15][16] – 12 Jan, 1913
Succeeded by
Thomas L. Shelford
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 28211. p. 32. 1 January, 1909.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 11 November, 1911. Issue 39740, col B, p. 13.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 23 April, 1912. Issue 39880, col G, p. 16.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 13 January, 1913. Issue 40107, col B, p. 11.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 14 January, 1912. Issue 40108, col F, p. 13.
  7. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 362.
  8. Hulbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 168.
  9. Hulbert Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 168.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 326.
  11. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 11 November, 1911. Issue 39740, col B, p. 13.
  12. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 11 November, 1911. Issue 39740, col B, p. 13.
  13. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 23 April, 1912. Issue 39880, col G, p. 16.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 23 April, 1912. Issue 39880, col G, p. 16.
  16. March. British Destroyers. pp. 160-161.