Charles Keith Adam

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Commander Charles Keith Adam, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (29 April, 1891 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Adam gained a half month's time on passing out of the Training Establishment in May, 1908. He was sent to join the battleship Britannia, operating with the Channel Squadron.

Adam was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 30 October, 1911.[1] On 11 November, he was appointed to join the Tribal Class destroyer Mohawk.[2]

Adam was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 October, 1913.[3]

Adam was appointed as Lieutenant in Command of the destroyer Hornet on 1 May, 1918.[4]

Post-War

Adam was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 October, 1921.[5]

Adam was appointed in command of the fishery protection gunboat Dee on 4 September, 1930. From there, Adam was appointed in command of the fishery protection gunboat Dart on 26 May, 1931. He was superseded on 12 June, 1933.[6]

Adam was promoted to the rank of Commander on 29 April, 1934.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lionel S. M. Adam
Captain of H.M. T.B. 30
10 Sep, 1916[8][9] – 23 Aug, 1917[10]
Succeeded by
James L. P. Sibree
Preceded by
Julian H. Woodbridge
Captain of H.M.S. Wear
Aug, 1917[11][12] – 1 May, 1918[13]
Succeeded by
Frederick T. Stringer
Preceded by
George C. H. Lawson
Captain of H.M.S. Hornet
1 May, 1918[14][15] – 31 Jul, 1919[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Cosmo B. Hastings
Captain of H.M.S. Gnat
20 Jan, 1922[17] – Feb, 1924[18]
Succeeded by
Napier R. Peploe
Preceded by
Beauchamp A. Francis
as Captain of H.M.S. PC 73
Captain of H.M.S. Dart
26 May, 1931[19] – 12 Jun, 1933[20]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.
  2. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  3. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 815.
  5. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  6. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  7. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  8. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  9. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 399t.
  10. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  11. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399f.
  13. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  14. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 815.
  16. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 763.
  18. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  19. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.
  20. Adam Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/48. f. 47.