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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.  Vivian was still in command of ''Laurentic'' when she was lost to torpedoes from U.99 on 3 November, 1940.
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He reverted to the Retired List on 31 October 1946.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Eric+Paul+Vivian Service Records]
 
* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Eric+Paul+Vivian Service Records]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Mark Singleton|Mark Singleton]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Splendid (1918)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Splendid'']]'''<br>18 Mar, 1922{{NLJan23|p. 814}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Kenneth Leslie Campbell|Kenneth L. Campbell]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Walter Henry Leeke|Walter H. Leeke]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. PC 43 (1917)|Captain of H.M.S. ''PC 43'']]'''<br>20 Mar, 1919{{NLJan21|p. 821}} &ndash; 12 Jul, 1921|Succeeded by<br>'''?'''}}
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Latest revision as of 17:52, 20 April 2018

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. Vivian was still in command of Laurentic when she was lost to torpedoes from U.99 on 3 November, 1940.

He 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] – Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
David J. R. Simson
Preceded by
Walter H. Leeke
Captain of H.M.S. PC 43
20 Mar, 1919[3] – 12 Jul, 1921
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Philip J. Mack
Captain of H.M.S. Tuscan
late Jul, 1921 – 18 Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
John D. Harvey
Preceded by
Mark Singleton
Captain of H.M.S. Splendid
18 Mar, 1922[4] – 8 Nov, 1923
Succeeded by
Kenneth L. Campbell
Preceded by
Lawrence F. N. Ommanney
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
8 Apr, 1924[5] – 15 Jan, 1925
Succeeded by
Noel L. Veresmith
Preceded by
Edward Eastwick-Field
Captain of H.M.S. Watchman
Nov, 1925 – 6 Apr, 1926
Succeeded by
Eric P. Vivian
Preceded by
Geoffrey C. Fryer
Captain of H.M.S. Wakeful
15 Apr, 1926 – 1926
Succeeded by
Alastair G. Davidson
Preceded by
Eric P. Vivian
Captain of H.M.S. Watchman
11 Nov, 1926[6] – 28 Jul, 1927
Succeeded by
Hugh Gartside-Tippinge
Preceded by
Augustine W. S. Agar
Captain of H.M.S. Witch
10 Sep, 1927[7] – Sep, 1929
Succeeded by
William G. Davis
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Tourmaline
16 Dec, 1929[8] – Aug, 1931
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
David J. R. Simson
Captain of H.M.S. Searcher
Aug, 1931 – Dec, 1931
Succeeded by
Michael O. D. Ellwood
Preceded by
?
In Command, Gibraltar Local Defence Flotilla
Aug, 1931 – Dec, 1931
Succeeded by
Michael O. D. Ellwood
Preceded by
Herbert Pott
Captain of H.M.S. Cairo
12 May, 1932 – c. 9 Jun, 1932
Succeeded by
Edward O. Cochrane
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Arbuthnot
Captain of H.M.S. Cairo
24 Dec, 1934 – Mar, 1935
Succeeded by
Evelyn C. O. Thomson

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.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 287.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 290.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 275a.