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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


  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.


Service Records