Douglas George Jeffrey

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Douglas George Jeffrey ( – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Jeffrey was tried by a two-day Court Martial in February, 1914 and was severely reprimanded for having hazarded the armoured cruiser King Alfred in a collision with the Spanish steamer Umbre which sank the other ship.[1][2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frank C. Marston
Captain of H.M. T.B. 050
4 May, 1915[3] – 30 Mar, 1916[4][5]
Succeeded by
Frank E. Woodward
Preceded by
Henry F. Besant
Captain of H.M.S. Thorn
30 Mar, 1916[6]
Succeeded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton


  1. "Court Martial on an R.N.R. Officer." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 03, 1914; pg. 10; Issue 40437.
  2. "R.N.R. Officer Severely Reprimanded." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Feb 04, 1914; pg. 12; Issue 40438.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401b.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398q.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398q.