Charles Geoffrey Coleridge Sumner

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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

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
8 Feb, 1910 – ?
Succeeded by
John P. Gibbs
Preceded by
Claude L. Cumberlege
Captain of H.M.S. Fury
29 Oct, 1912 – ?
Succeeded by
Ernest R. Archer
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Opal
1945 – ?
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.