Charles Gwillim Robinson

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Captain (retired) Charles Gwillim Robinson (8 April, 1881 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Robinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 March, 1903.

Robinson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1911.

Robinson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1915.

Robinson commanded the seaplane carrier Engadine at the Battle of Jutland.[1]

Robinson was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 7 April, 1920 and promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 8 April, 1926.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George K. Chetwode
Captain of H.M.S. Haughty
15 Jun, 1908[2] – 18 Oct, 1909
Succeeded by
Julian M. Ogilvie
Preceded by
Claud F. Allsup
Captain of H.M.S. Lively
19 Oct, 1909[3] – Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Arthur A. Scott
Preceded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Ribble
Aug, 1910 – 14 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Walter J. Fletcher
Preceded by
George H. H. Holden
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
14 Jan, 1911[4] – 31 Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Wyld
Preceded by
Cecil J. L'Estrange-Malone
Captain of H.M.S. Engadine
19 Aug, 1915[5] – 4 Dec, 1916
Succeeded by
Philip H. Waterer
Preceded by
Frederick J. Rutland
Captain of H.M.S. Manxman
4 Dec, 1916[6] – 10 May, 1919
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 47.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 324.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 341.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 273.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401n.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 842.