Edgar Guy Hudson Gamble

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Captain Edgar Guy Hudson Gamble, R.N., Retired (3 June, 1865 – 24 April, 1936) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Florence, Italy the son of D. P. Gamble, Esq..

Gamble was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1888.

Gamble was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1901.

Gamble was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 1 June, 1912.

On 29 July 1914, Gamble appointed to Liverpool to help in fitting out Armed Merchant Cruisers. He was superseded due to illness on 6 May, 1915, but on 26 October 1916 was sent back to assist the Captain Superintending the Equipment of Armed Merchant Cruisers, remaining there until April, 1917. He was then place in command of the old battleship Canopus.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vernon A. Tisdall
Captain of H.M.S. Melampus
19 Jun, 1903 – 20 Feb, 1905
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Robert F. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Victorious
1 Jan, 1907[1] – 1 Oct, 1907
Succeeded by
Henry H. Torlesse
Preceded by
Heathcoat S. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Canopus
28 May, 1917[2] – 17 Sep, 1918
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 392.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392d.