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Acting {{CaptRN}} '''Eric Paul Vivian''', R.N. (8 September, 1891 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} (retired) '''Eric Paul Vivian''', R.N. (8 September, 1891 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Vivian was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 May, 1914.
  
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Vivian was appointed in command of the {{UK-PC43|f=t}} on 20 March, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 821}}
 
Vivian was appointed in command of the {{UK-PC43|f=t}} on 20 March, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 821}}
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Vivian was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 15 May, 1922.
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Vivian was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1927.
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Vivian was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 8 September, 1937.
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==World War II==
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Vivian was grated the acting rank of {{CaptRN}} on 10 November, 1939.
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Vivian was appointed to the auxiliary cruiser [[H.M.S. Laurentic (1927)|''Laurentic'']] on 2 September, 1939, to take command upon her commissioning. 
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He was blamed for grounding ''Laurentic'' on 6 January, 1940 and told to be more careful in future.  His appointment in command ended on 4 November, 1940.
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Reverted to the Retired List on 31 October 1946.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:47, 14 November 2017

Captain (retired) Eric Paul Vivian, R.N. (8 September, 1891 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Vivian was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1914.

Vivian was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 43 on 20 March, 1919.[1]

Vivian was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1922.

Vivian was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1927.

Vivian was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 8 September, 1937.

World War II

Vivian was grated the acting rank of Captain on 10 November, 1939.

Vivian was appointed to the auxiliary cruiser Laurentic on 2 September, 1939, to take command upon her commissioning.

He was blamed for grounding Laurentic on 6 January, 1940 and told to be more careful in future. His appointment in command ended on 4 November, 1940.

Reverted to the Retired List on 31 October 1946.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard C. A. Littleton
Captain of H.M.S. Usk
25 Apr, 1917[2]
Succeeded by
David J. R. Simson
Preceded by
Walter H. Leeke
Captain of H.M.S. PC 43
20 Mar, 1919[3]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Mark Singleton
Captain of H.M.S. Splendid
18 Mar, 1922[4]
Succeeded by
Kenneth L. Campbell
Preceded by
Lawrence F. N. Ommanney
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
8 Apr, 1924[5]
Succeeded by
Noel L. Veresmith

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 398p.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 814.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 287.