Evelyn Harry Byrd Levett Scrivener

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Captain (retired) Evelyn Harry Byrd Levett Scrivener, R.N. (12 December, 1884 – 22 August, 1950) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Scrivener was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1906.

Scrivener was appointed in command of the destroyer Ostrich on 14 February, 1912.[1]

On 25 November, 1913, Scrivener was appointed in command of the destroyer Ure.[2]

Scrivener was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1914.

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Scythe on 22 June, 1918.[3]

Scrivener was promoted to the rank of Commander in June, 1919. He retired at his own request on 1 November, 1922.

Scrivener was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 2 December, 1929. This should perhaps be 12 December, but was clearly written.

World War II

Reverted 1 November, 1941.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur T. Taylor
Captain of H.M. T.B. 41
12 Jan, 1906[4] – 10 Dec, 1906
Succeeded by
David V. F. Erskine
Preceded by
Edmund A. T. de P. de la Poer
Captain of H.M. T.B. 26
25 Mar, 1911 – 5 Feb, 1912
Succeeded by
Julian Harrison
Preceded by
Lionel G. Foote
Captain of H.M.S. Ostrich
14 Feb, 1912[5] – 25 Nov, 1913
Succeeded by
John K. McLeod
Preceded by
Reginald S. Goff
Captain of H.M.S. Ure
25 Nov, 1913[6] – 14 Nov, 1915
Succeeded by
Edward S. Graham
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Snakefly
14 Nov, 1915 – 5 Feb, 1916
Succeeded by
Robert P. D. Webster
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Gnat
5 Feb, 1916 – 24 Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
Harold F. B. Handley
Preceded by
Harold F. B. Handley
Captain of H.M.S. Gnat
21 Dec, 1917 – 29 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Gerald L. Hodson
Preceded by
Hugh B. Wrey
Captain of H.M.S. Murray
29 Jan, 1918 – Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Preceded by
Edwin A. Homan
Captain of H.M.S. Marvel
Mar, 1918 – 17 Jun, 1918
Succeeded by
Walter H. G. Fallowfield
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Scythe
22 Jun, 1918[7] – 29 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by
Walter F. Smithwick
Preceded by
Ralph W. Wilkinson
Captain of H.M.S. Seawolf
29 Jan, 1920 – 2 Feb, 1920
Succeeded by
Charles F. R. Cowan
Preceded by
Gerald C. Wynter
Captain of H.M.S. Versatile
19 May, 1920 – 14 Jun, 1920
Succeeded by
Victor L. A. Campbell
Preceded by
John Fawcett
Captain of H.M.S. Redoubt
15 Apr, 1921 – 13 Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 351.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 387.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 905.
  4. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 351.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398t.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 905.