Charles Edward Lambe

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Admiral of the Fleet Charles Edward Lambe, C.B., C.V.O. (20 December, 1900 – 29 August, 1960) served in the Royal Navy. Lambe seems to have been a very popular officer, described as charming, musical and artistic.

Life & Career

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in February, 1922.

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1933.

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1937.

World War II

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 July, 1947.

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 1 December, 1950.

Lambe was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 30 March, 1954.

Having recently suffered a heart attack, Lambe was promoted to the rank of Admiral of the Fleet upon his early retirement on 10 May, 1960. He would die a few months later.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry B. Crane
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
Jan, 1939[1] – Sep, 1940[2]
Succeeded by
Edward C. Thornton
Preceded by
Edward N. Syfret
Deputy Director of Plans
25 Aug, 1941 – 13 Jan, 1942
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edward G. H. Bellars
Director of Plans
Mar, 1942 – Apr, 1944
Succeeded by
Guy Grantham

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.