Eric John Shelley

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Captain (retired) Eric John Shelley, R.N. (1 August, 1888 – 24 November, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Shelley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1910.

Shelley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1912.

Shelley was appointed in command of the destroyer Tasmania on 16 January, 1919.[1]

Shelley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1924.

Shelley was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain on 1 August, 1934.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William D. Irvin
Captain of H.M. T.B. 35
3 May, 1915[2] – 30 Aug, 1916
Succeeded by
Austen G. Lilley
Preceded by
David B. Nicol
Captain of H.M.S. Garland
30 Aug, 1916[3] – 5 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Edward S. F. Fegen
Preceded by
Raymond J. Harris-St. John
Captain of H.M.S. Penn
Dec, 1917[4] – 9 Jan, 1919[5][6]
Succeeded by
George O. Hewett
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Tasmania
16 Jan, 1919[7] – 7 Jun, 1919
Succeeded by
Harold O. Joyce
Preceded by
Edward N. Syfret
Captain of H.M.S. Volunteer
1 Jul, 1929 – c. 1930
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Cecil R. E. W. Perryman
Captain of H.M.S. Amazon
19 Apr, 1930[Inference] – 24 Apr, 1931
Succeeded by
Philip H. Calderon
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Boadicea
24 Apr, 1931[8] – 8 Aug, 1931[9]
Succeeded by
Herbert M. Hughes
Preceded by
Bertram C. Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Broke
2 Jan, 1932 – 21 Jan, 1932[Inference]
Succeeded by
Percy R. P. Percival
Preceded by
Lancelot G. Ingham
Captain of H.M.S. Castor
8 Nov, 1933 – 9 Feb, 1934
Succeeded by
Hamilton E. Snepp
Preceded by
George A. W. Voelcker
Naval Officer in Command, Blyth
8 Feb, 1941 – 9 Sep, 1941
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John D. Harvey
Naval Officer in Command, Hartlepool
16 Sep, 1941 – 9 Jul, 1943
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393z.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 867.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 867.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 867.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 218.
  9. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/195. f. 563.