Charles La Primaudaye Lewin

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Charles La Primaudaye Lewin (24 August, 1874 – 14 September, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lewin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1896.

Lewin was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.[1]

On loan to the Australian Government, Lewin was appointed in command of the corvette Encounter on 28 January, 1914.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1914.[3]

Post-War

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 4 July, 1922, Lewin was granted permission to proceed to Australia and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 24 November, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt
Captain of H.M.S. Arun
22 Sep, 1904 – 25 Nov, 1904
Succeeded by
Charles La P. Lewin
Preceded by
Charles La P. Lewin
Captain of H.M.S. Arun
1 Dec, 1904 – May, 1905
Succeeded by
Reginald Henniker-Heaton
Preceded by
Vernon F. Tuson
Captain of H.M.S. Ettrick
May, 1905[4] – 29 Sep, 1908
Succeeded by
Aubrey T. Tillard
Preceded by
Arthur G. Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Encounter
28 Jan, 1914[5] – 1 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Claude L. Cumberlege
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Princess
7 Apr, 1916[6] – Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Octavius Siggers
Preceded by
Forster D. Arnold-Forster
Captain of H.M.S. Macedonia
Jul, 1917[7] – 23 Aug, 1918
Succeeded by
William G. Howard

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 60.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 398b.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 33.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 309.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399k.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401x.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 401q.