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Revision as of 19:33, 13 November 2014

Charles Geoffrey Coleridge Sumner ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Sumner was appointed in command of the destroyer Velox on 8 February, 1910.[1]

On 29 October, 1912, Sumner was appointed in command of the destroyer Fury.[2]

Sumner commanded the destroyer Opal at the Battle of Jutland where she operated with the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
8 Feb, 1910[4]
Succeeded by
John P. Gibbs
Preceded by
Claude L. Cumberlege
Captain of H.M.S. Fury
29 Oct, 1912[5]
Succeeded by
John Fawcett
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mons
Jul, 1915[6]
Succeeded by
Robert Makin
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Opal
4 Mar, 1916[7]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 389.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 320.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 389.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 320.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396c.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396gg.