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==Early Life & Career==
==Early Life & Career==
As a {{CommRN}}, Curtis was appointed in command of the {{UK-Desperate|f=t}} on 5 July, 1913.<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1914).  p. 300c.</ref>
He was Captain (D) of the {{UK-DF|20}} during [[Operation ZZ]].
He was Captain (D) of the {{UK-DF|20}} during [[Operation ZZ]].

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Vice-Admiral Berwick Curtis, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Royal Navy (9 October, 1876 – 9 May, 1965) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

As a Commander, Curtis was appointed in command of the destroyer Desperate on 5 July, 1913.[1]

He was Captain (D) of the Twentieth Destroyer Flotilla during Operation ZZ.

He was appointed an Additional Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1919.[2]

He was appointed in command of Emperor of India in October 1925.[3]

Rear-Admiral in Charge and Admiral-Superintendent of Gibraltar Dockyard, 1929-1931.


  1. The Navy List (December, 1914). p. 300c.
  2. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 31099. p. 106. 1 January, 1919.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 11 May, 1965. Issue 56318, col E, pg. 14.

Service Records

Naval Appointments