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[4] – ?
Succeeded by
John P. Gibbs
Preceded by
Claude L. Cumberlege
Captain of H.M.S. Fury
29 Oct, 1912[5] – ?
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.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 389.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 320.