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Daniel McN. Riddel as Captain of Renown.
Navy & Army Illustrated.

Vice-Admiral Daniel McNab Riddel, Royal Navy, Retired (3 November, 1848 – 31 December, 1941) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served as Flag Captain to Vice-Admiral Sir John A. Fisher on the North America and West Indies Station from 1897 to 1899.

Early Life & Career

Daniel McNab Riddel was born on 3 November, 1848, in Hamilton, Canada, the son of John Riddel.[1]

Riddel was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1872.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1885.[3]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain dated 30 June, 1892.[4]

He was appointed in command of Renown on 3 August, 1897.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 22 February, 1870, he was placed on the Retired List on 3 November, 1903.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1905,[7] and to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 5 November, 1908.[8]

Footnotes

  1. The Canadian Men and Women of the Time (1912). p. 941.
  2. London Gazette: no. 23933. p. 6509. 31 December, 1872.
  3. London Gazette: no. 25545. p. 7. 1 January, 1886.
  4. London Gazette: no. 26309. p. 4187. 22 July, 1892.
  5. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 28 July, 1897. Issue 35267, col E, pg. 13.
  6. London Gazette: no. 277612. p. 6781. 6 November, 1903.
  7. London Gazette: no. 27751. p. 151. 6 January, 1905.
  8. London Gazette: no. 28193. p. 8028. 6 November, 1908.

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral D. McN. Riddel" (Obituaries). The Times. Thursday, 1 January, 1942. Issue 49122, col E, pg. 7.

Service Records


Naval Appointments