Charles Herbert Neill James

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Captain Charles Herbert Neill James, R.N., Retired (1 April, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

James was appointed in command of the minelaying submarine Seal on 3 March, 1914.[1]

He was in command of the destroyer Attack at the Battle of Jutland, operating with the First Destroyer Flotilla.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Laurence R. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Seal
3 Mar, 1914[3]c. May, 1915[Inference]
Succeeded by
Vernon Hammersley-Heenan
Preceded by
Cyril Callaghan
Captain of H.M.S. Attack
29 May, 1915[4] – Aug, 1916[Inference]
Succeeded by
Daniel H. Rainier
Preceded by
Daniel H. Rainier
Captain of H.M.S. Medway
Aug, 1916[5] – 19 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Philip A. Heyder


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 380.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 46.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 398.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392f.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395p.