Arthur Sydney Chambers
Life & Career
Chambers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 August, 1896.
Chambers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 August, 1904.
Chambers was appointed to Duncan as first officer on 1 February, 1908. In his first ten days there, he was reported for an excessive wine bill, incurring the Admiralty's severe displeasure, but Captain Ewart evaluated Chambers as a "markedly efficient executive officer who commands & leads the men well", and specifically noted that Chambers had reined in his drinking.
Chambers was promoted to the rank of Acting Commander on 5 August, 1917.
Chambers was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 October, 1919.
Died after suffering for two years with cirrhosis of the liver.
William H. D. Boyle
|Captain of H.M.S. Hardy
9 Oct, 1903 – 27 Oct, 1904
Alfred B. Barker
- The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 323.