Arthur Thomas Muir

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Commander (retired) Arthur Thomas Muir, R.N. (15 May, 1881 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Muir gained twelve months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Muir was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1902.

Muir was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1910.

On 11 November 1914Muir distinguished himself by remaining on the bridge of the torpedoed H.M.S. Niger off Deal despite his injuries.[1]

Muir was appointed in command of the destroyer Brazen on 7 November, 1918.[2]


Muir was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 24 July, 1923.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Victor H. Gascoigne
Captain of H.M. T.B. 53
16 Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
Arthur Rice
Preceded by
Edward M. Bennett
Captain of H.M.S. Niger
5 Nov, 1912[3] – 11 Nov, 1914[4]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Robert B. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Brazen
7 Nov, 1918[5] – 11 Apr, 1919
Succeeded by


  1. Securing the Narrow Sea. p. 68.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 745.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1914). p. 362.
  4. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 29.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 745.