Charles Edward Lloyd Thomas

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Charles Edward Lloyd Thomas (25 November, 1876 – 19 July, 1917) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1899.[1]

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1907.[2]

An appointment in command of Roebuck was cancelled in favour of Gipsy on 29 September, 1908.[3][4]

Thomas was court-martialled for stranding Fame in May 1909. The charge was proved by default and he was reprimanded.[5]

On 8 October 1910 he was invalided from command of Virago with appendicitis and sent home in S.S. Macedonian. He was fit on 17 December, 1910.

He stranded Skipjack on 2 February 1912 and the charge was found proved by default. He was superseded in command by Lieutenant Oswald Tylston Hodgson on 29 July.[6]

Thomas was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 30 June, 1912.[7]

Great War

Thomas was involved in combined sweeping operations near Shatt el Arab in late 1914.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Commander on 25 November, 1916.[8]

Thomas was reverted to the Retired List as medically unfit on 29 May, 1917 and died on 19 July.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Harry L. Wells
Captain of H.M.S. Handy
early 1905[9] – 11 May, 1905[10]
Succeeded by
John May
Preceded by
George H. H. Holden
Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
11 May, 1905[11] – 2 Apr, 1907[12]
Succeeded by
Henry B. Cox
Preceded by
Louis H. Crozier
Captain of H.M.S. Salmon
1 Feb, 1908[13] – 29 Sep, 1908[14]
Succeeded by
Cecil R. Hemans
Preceded by
John G. de O. Coke
Captain of H.M.S. Gipsy
29 Sep, 1908 – 8 Jan, 1909
Succeeded by
Stephen H. Morres
Preceded by
Arthur L. Gresson
Captain of H.M.S. Fame
26 Feb, 1909[15][16] – 21 May, 1910[17]
Succeeded by
Hubert S. Monroe
Preceded by
Charles A. Fremantle
Captain of H.M.S. Virago
21 May, 1910[18] – 8 Oct, 1910[19]
Succeeded by
Harold D. Adair-Hall
Preceded by
Rafe G. Rowley-Conwy
Captain of H.M.S. Skipjack
30 Jun, 1911[20][21] – 29 Jul, 1912[22]
Succeeded by
Oswald T. Hodgson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Campanula
17 Jan, 1916[23] – 23 Mar, 1917[24]
Succeeded by
Philip D. R. West

Footnotes

  1. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  2. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 368.
  4. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  5. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  6. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  7. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  8. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  9. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  10. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  11. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  12. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  13. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  14. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  15. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 316.
  17. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  18. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  19. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  20. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 376.
  22. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  23. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.
  24. Thomas Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/44/272. f. 307.