Frank Goodrich Terry

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Lieutenant-Commander Frank Goodrich Terry (3 December, 1882 – 1 June, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Terry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1905.

Terry was appointed in command of the destroyer Charger on 5 September, 1909.[1]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Electra on 18 April, 1912.[2]

Terry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1913.

On 11 December, 1913, Terry was appointed in command of the destroyer Fortune.[3] He was her captain at the Battle of Jutland, where she operated as part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla. Terry and all but one of her crew was lost with her when Fortune sank in night action.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William D. Irvin
Captain of H.M.S. Charger
5 Sep, 1909[5] – 11 Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
William S. Hargreaves
Captain of H.M.S. Cynthia
11 Oct, 1911 – 31 Oct, 1911
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Clarkson
Preceded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Captain of H.M.S. Hasty
31 Oct, 1911[6] – 18 Apr, 1912
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Nigel K. W. Barttelot
Captain of H.M.S. Electra
18 Apr, 1912[7] – 11 Dec, 1913
Succeeded by
George B. Hartford
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Fortune
11 Dec, 1913[8] – 1 Jun, 1916
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 292.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 306.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 320.
  4. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 44.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 292.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 322.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 306.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 320.