Edward Francis Bold Law

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Edward Francis Bold Law (21 March, 1891 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of retired Commander Edward G. F. Law, R.N..

Law was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1913.

Law was appointed in command of the destroyer Relentless on 8 July, 1918.[1]

Post-War

Law was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1921.

Law was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1927 and appointed in command of the survey ship Flinders. On 24 October, 1927 he was appointed to move to take command of Endeavour.

Law was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1933.

World War II

Law was placed on the Retired List on 12 January, 1943.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry A. Binmore
Captain of H.M.S. Garry
21 Jun, 1917[2] – 9 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Geoffrey H. Barnish
Preceded by
Kenneth H. Grant
Captain of H.M.S. Scourge
9 Jan, 1918 – 2 Jul, 1918
Succeeded by
John Hassard-Short
Preceded by
Francis T. Hare
Captain of H.M.S. Relentless
8 Jul, 1918[3] – 29 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
Humphrey B. Jacomb
Captain of H.M.S. Pylades
26 Apr, 1919[4] – 12 Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Sidney A. Geary Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
24 Oct, 1927 – Jan, 1930
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John D. Nares
Captain of H.M.S. Iroquois
Jan, 1930 – 30 Jun, 1933
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Arthur L. Jackson
Assistant Hydrographer of the Navy
6 Jul, 1936 – 6 Mar, 1939
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Jackson
Preceded by
Francis R. Baxter
Captain of H.M.S. Scarborough
6 Mar, 1939 – 1 Sep, 1939
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 891.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393z.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 891.
  4. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 885a.