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Latest revision as of 17:41, 18 June 2019

Captain Eric Barry Kenyon Stevens, (8 January, 1898 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stevens entered the Navy with an appointment in Queen in May of 1916.

Stevens was appointed to the Vanguard on 1 March, 1917. He was fortunate to have been lent to the destroyer Norman before Vanguard blew up just before midnight on 9 July 1917, being then one of approximately twenty-four men who escaped with their lives.[1]

Stevens was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1919.

Stevens was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1933.

Stevens was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1939.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Jack G. Bickford
Captain of H.M.S. Torrid
15 Aug, 1928[2]
Succeeded by
Basil A. Taylor
Preceded by
Richard F. Jolly
Captain of H.M.S. Walpole
1 Apr, 1930[3]
Succeeded by
Harold W. Seaman
Preceded by
Benjamin C. S. Martin
Captain of H.M.S. Vortigern
1 Aug, 1932[4] – 1933
Succeeded by
John H. Plumer

Footnotes

  1. The National Archives. ADM 137/3680. f. 445.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 275.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 286.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 289.