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Caulfeild was appointed in command of the {{UK-Hyacinth}} in January 1912.{{MackieRNW}}
 
Caulfeild was appointed in command of the {{UK-Hyacinth}} in January 1912.{{MackieRNW}}
  
Caulfeild was appointed in command of the {{UK-Fox|f=t}} on 7 October 1912.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914), p. 317.</ref>
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Caulfeild was appointed in command of the {{UK-Fox|f=t}} on 7 October 1912.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914), p. 317.</ref> He played a leading role in the unsuccessful British/Indian landing and battle at Tanga in German East Africa in early November, 1914.
  
 
He was appointed to command the battleship {{UK-Venerable}} on 11 February, 1916.<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1916).  p. 398''v''.</ref>
 
He was appointed to command the battleship {{UK-Venerable}} on 11 February, 1916.<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1916).  p. 398''v''.</ref>

Revision as of 09:43, 6 August 2013

Vice-Admiral Francis Wade Caulfeild was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Caufeild was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1908.

Caulfeild was appointed in command of the Hyacinth in January 1912.[1]

Caulfeild was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Fox on 7 October 1912.[2] He played a leading role in the unsuccessful British/Indian landing and battle at Tanga in German East Africa in early November, 1914.

He was appointed to command the battleship Venerable on 11 February, 1916.[3]

He was appointed to command the battleship Britannia on 19 April, 1917.[4]

Caulfield was appointed in command of Temeraire on 13 February, 1919.[5]

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. The Navy List (April, 1914), p. 317.
  3. The Navy List (December, 1916). p. 398v.
  4. The Navy List (November, 1917). p. 391x.
  5. The Monthly Navy List (August, 1919). p. 915.

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