Charles Geoffrey Coleridge Sumner

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Captain Charles Geoffrey Coleridge Sumner (8 November, 1883 – ) 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

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Albert E. Acheson
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] – Jul, 1915[6][7]
Succeeded by
John Fawcett
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mons
Jul, 1915[8]
Succeeded by
Robert Makin
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Opal
4 Mar, 1916[9]
Succeeded by
M. Brock Birkett
Preceded by
Charles T. A. Bunbury
Captain of H.M.S. Erebus
25 Sep, 1923[10]
Succeeded by
Hubert S. Monroe

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. (April, 1915). p. 394f.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394f.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394n.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396c.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396gg.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 238.

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