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'''Arthur Vernon Hemming''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CommRN}} (retired) '''Arthur Vernon Hemming''', R.N. (28 April, 1884 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Hemming was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 4 September, 1914.
  
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Hemming was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 4 September, 1922.
  
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Hemming was appointed in command of the {{UK-Garland|f=t}} on 24 July, 1918.{{NLFeb19|p. 799}}
 
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Hemming was appointed in command of the {{UK-Garland|f=t}} on 24 July, 1918.{{SMNLFeb19|p. 799}}
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==Post-War==
 
On 31 October, 1919, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-RobRoy|f=t}}.{{NLDec20|p. 856}}
 
On 31 October, 1919, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-RobRoy|f=t}}.{{NLDec20|p. 856}}
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After a career with fairly good evaluations, Hemming received a dismal one from Captain Holt in 1928 which noted his lack of "any kind of leadership."  Commodore Egerton offered a defensive counterpoint to this, but allowed that, indeed, he also found Hemming "somewhat slow."
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Hemming was placed on the Retired List with the rank of {{CommRN}} on account of age on 28 April, 1929.  He applied for service in the Colonial Office.  In 1936, he began work with the Minstry of Agriculture and Fisheries.  By 1938, he was a Fishery Inspector.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:22, 18 September 2017

Commander (retired) Arthur Vernon Hemming, R.N. (28 April, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hemming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 4 September, 1914.

Hemming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 4 September, 1922.

Hemming was appointed in command of the destroyer Garland on 24 July, 1918.[1]

Post-War

On 31 October, 1919, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Rob Roy.[2]

After a career with fairly good evaluations, Hemming received a dismal one from Captain Holt in 1928 which noted his lack of "any kind of leadership." Commodore Egerton offered a defensive counterpoint to this, but allowed that, indeed, he also found Hemming "somewhat slow."

Hemming was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on account of age on 28 April, 1929. He applied for service in the Colonial Office. In 1936, he began work with the Minstry of Agriculture and Fisheries. By 1938, he was a Fishery Inspector.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ralph M. Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Chelmer
21 Sep, 1916[3]
Succeeded by
Henry A. Simpson
Preceded by
Edward S. F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Garland
24 Jul, 1918[4] – 1919[Citation needed]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Kenneth B. Millar
Captain of H.M.S. Rob Roy
31 Oct, 1919[5]
Succeeded by
Vincent P. Freeman

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 799.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 856.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392i.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 799.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 856.