Eric Walter Harbord

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Captain Eric Walter Harbord, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (14 March, 1879 – 18 March, 1952) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Harbord was born in Anglet, France and gained nine months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Harbord was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1901.

Harbord was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1909.

Harbord was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.[1]

Post-War

On 13 October, 1920, Harbord was appointed Local Fishery Naval Officer, Scotland, in command of the fishery protection trawler Exe.[2]

Harbord was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 22 June, 1922.

Harbord was promoted to the rank of Captain on the Retired List on 14 March, 1924.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George J. Todd
Captain of H.M.S. Bruizer
6 Oct, 1905[3] – 22 Dec, 1905[4]
Succeeded by
Lionel G. Preston
Preceded by
Lionel G. Preston
Captain of H.M.S. Foam
22 Dec, 1905[5] – 4 Jun, 1906[6]
Succeeded by
Arthur K. Waistell
Preceded by
Daniel McDowell
Captain of H.M.S. Speedwell
23 Jun, 1915[7] – Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 50.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 773.
  3. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 288.
  4. Harbord Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. ?
  5. Harbord Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. ?. Date inferred from Preston's Service Record.
  6. Harbord Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. ?
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398c.