Charles Ramsay Arbuthnot

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Admiral Charles Ramsay Arbuthnot, F.R.G.S., Royal Navy, Retired (5 February, 1850 – 30 September, 1913) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Arbuthnot was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant from the Royal Yacht on 7 September, 1871.[1]

Arbuthnot was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1883.[2]

Arbuthnot was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1891.[3]

He was appointed command of battleship Resolution in April, 1898. [Citation needed] Need to check Navy List.

Arbuthnot was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King Edward VII on 9 Septmeber, 1901, vice Poë.[4]

Flag Rank

Arbuthnot was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1904.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, Arbuthnot was placed on the Retired List on 1 July, 1907.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 22 March, 1908,[7] and to Admiral on 18 September, 1911.[8]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 23775. p. 3933. 12 September, 1871.
  2. London Gazette: no. 25303. p. 1. 1 January, 1884.
  3. London Gazette: no. 26188. p. 4069. 31 July, 1891.
  4. London Gazette: no. 27359. p. 6292. 27 September, 1901.
  5. London Gazette: no. 27632. p. 25. 1 January, 1904.
  6. London Gazette: no. 28036. p. 4522. 2 July, 1907.
  7. London Gazette: no. 28122. p. 2260. 24 March, 1908.
  8. London Gazette: no. 28533. p. 6949. 22 September, 1911.

Bibliography

  • "Admiral C. R. Arbuthnot" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 1 October, 1913. Issue 40331, col B, pg. 9.

Service Records

Naval Appointments