Charles Granville Naylor

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Commander Charles Granville Naylor, M.V.O., R.N. (26 April, 1888 – 27 January, 1924) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Lindfield, Sussex.

Naylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1908.

Naylor was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 33 on 6 September, 1912.[1]

Naylor was appointed in command of the destroyer Moy on 24 October, 1914.[2]

Naylor commanded the destroyer Milbrook at the Battle of Jutland, where she was part of the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla.[3]

Naylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1916.

Naylor was appointed in command of the destroyer Walpole on 19 June, 1918.[4]

Naylor was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1921. His death certificate recorded that he died of "heart disease of long standing".

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gordon McL. Cameron
Captain of H.M. T.B. 033
6 Sep, 1912[5] – 24 Oct, 1914
Succeeded by
Norman G. Parker
Preceded by
Herbert R. L. Edwards
Captain of H.M.S. Moy
24 Oct, 1914[6] – 14 Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Ralph Neville
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Musketeer
14 Dec, 1915 – late Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Richard M. King
Preceded by
Richard M. King
Captain of H.M.S. Nymphe
late Dec, 1915 – 11 Feb, 1916
Succeeded by
Charles G. Stuart
Preceded by
Charles H. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Larne
11 Feb, 1916 – 10 May, 1916
Succeeded by
Ian C. S. Hilton
Preceded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Captain of H.M.S. Milbrook
11 May, 1916[7] – 19 Jun, 1918
Succeeded by
Hugh S. Egerton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Walpole
19 Jun, 1918[8] – 15 Apr, 1921
Succeeded by
Hugh B. Wrey

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 359.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 897.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 402.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396d.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395q.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 897.