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Revision as of 03:06, 25 March 2014

Admiral SIR Charles James Colebrooke Little, G.C.B., G.B.E. (14 June 1882 – 20 June 1973) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Commander Little was appointed in command of the torpedo gunboat Hazard and of the Fourth Submarine Flotilla on 23 November, 1911.[1]

Little was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1917.

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Fearless in September 1916,[2] and remained in her to the end of the war.[Citation needed] In May, 1917, he appears to have been appointed the role of Captain (S) to the Twelfth Submarine Flotilla, of which Fearless was flag/flotilla cruiser.[3]

Little was apointed in command of the light cruiser Cleopatra on 4 March, 1919.[4]

He served as captain of Iron Duke from 1926 until August 1927.[5]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 322b.
  2. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 793.
  3. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (May, 1917). p. 12.
  4. The Monthly Navy List (May, 1919). p. 758.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic Charles Dreyer
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff
1933 – 1935
Succeeded by
William M. James
Preceded by
Frederic Charles Dreyer
Commander-in-Chief on the China Station
1936 – 1938
Succeeded by
Percy Noble
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