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{{LCommAU}} '''Colin Goyder Little''', ( – ) served in the [[Royal Australian Navy]].
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{{CommAU}} '''Colin Goyder Little''', O.B.E., D.S.C., R.A.N. (1901 – 3 January, 1977) served in the [[Royal Australian Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
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Little was a Hydrographer, born in Mount Lofty in South Australia in 1901.
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Little joined his first ship, {{UK-Tiger|f=p}} in 1915.<ref>Obituary.</ref>
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Little was promoted to the rank of {{LieutAU}} in 1922.
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Little was promoted to the rank of {{LCommAU}} with seniority of 15 February, 1930.{{NLApr44|p. 106}}
 
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He headed hte Hydrographic Branch from 1933-34.
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Little died in his sleep while in command of the University of Sydney Research Vessel in North Australian waters.<ref>Obituary.</ref>
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* [https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00050326.1977.10441396?journalCode=tjss18 Obituary in ''The Australian Surveyor'', March 1977, Volume 28, No. 5]
 
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Latest revision as of 14:01, 20 July 2018

Commander Colin Goyder Little, O.B.E., D.S.C., R.A.N. (1901 – 3 January, 1977) served in the Royal Australian Navy.

Life & Career

Little was a Hydrographer, born in Mount Lofty in South Australia in 1901.

Little joined his first ship, H.M.S. Tiger in 1915.[1]

Little was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 1922.

Little was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander with seniority of 15 February, 1930.[2]

He headed hte Hydrographic Branch from 1933-34.

Little died in his sleep while in command of the University of Sydney Research Vessel in North Australian waters.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John A. Edgell
Captain of H.M.A.S. Moresby
5 Apr, 1937[4]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. Obituary.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1944). p. 106.
  3. Obituary.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 297.