Daniel McNab Riddel

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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]

Bibliography

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

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Pelican
19 Nov, 1889[9]c. 28 Jul, 1892[10][11]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Cochran
Preceded by
Arthur W. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
3 Aug, 1897[12] – early 1900[13][14]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Hugh Tyrwhitt
Preceded by
William H. Henderson
Commodore-in-Charge, Jamaica
23 Mar, 1901[15]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Fisher

 

Footnotes

  1. The Canadian Men and Women of the Time (1912). p. 941.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 23933. p. 6509. 31 December, 1872.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 25545. p. 7. 1 January, 1886.
  4. The 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, p. 13.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 277612. p. 6781. 6 November, 1903.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27751. p. 151. 6 January, 1905.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28193. p. 8028. 6 November, 1908.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 241.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 241.
  11. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 234.
  12. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 28 July, 1897. Issue 35267, col E, p. 13.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 289.
  14. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 15 March, 1900. Issue 36090, col E, p. 7.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 25 March, 1902. Issue 36411, col C, p. 10.

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