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Sumner was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Velox|f=t}} on 8 February, 1910.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1910), p. 389</ref>
 
Sumner was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Velox|f=t}} on 8 February, 1910.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1910), p. 389</ref>
  
Sumner was appointed in command of the {{UK-Fury|f=t}} on 29 October, 1912.<ref>''The Navy List'' (January, 1915).  p. 320.</ref>
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Sumner was appointed in command of the {{UK-Opal|f=t}} on 1945.
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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

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.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments