Frederic Graham Schurr

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Captain Frederic Graham Schurr (30 August, 1886 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

His first name is spelled "Frederick" in some Navy Lists.

Life & Career

Born in Twickenham.

Schurr was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 February, 1907.[1]

Great War

Schurr was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 28 February, 1915.[2]

Schurr was appointed in command of the destroyer Wear on 18 January, 1912.[3]

Schurr was appointed in command of the destroyer Eden on 1 April, 1913.[4]

On 11 July, 1913, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Swale.[5]

Schurr was appointed in command of the destroyer Sabre on 28 October, 1918.[6]

Post-War

Schurr was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.[7]

Following some two years work with the Director of Torpedo and Mining, Schurr was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 30 August, 1932.[8]

World War II

Schurr was called up in 1938 as D.S.T.O., Liverpool. He would hold a variety of similar commands in French ports and Milford Haven and was mentioned in despatches on 4 October, 1940.

Late in the war, Schurr was sent to the Middle East and finally, in 1946, he was made P.S.T.O., Mediterranean, vice Perryman, serving as Commodore, Second Class. He reverted to the Retired List in 1948.[9]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John P. Gibbs
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 074
Captain of H.M. T.B. 074
21 Jan, 1910[10][11] – 8 Aug, 1910[12]
Succeeded by
Richard S. Robinson
Preceded by
Harold D. Adair-Hall
Captain of H.M. T.B. 113
8 Aug, 1910[13][14] – 15 Mar, 1911[15]
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Harrison
Preceded by
Evelyn C. O. Thomson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 31
15 Mar, 1911[16][17] – 18 Jan, 1912[18]
Succeeded by
David V. F. Erskine
Preceded by
John C. Hodgson
Captain of H.M.S. Wear
18 Jan, 1912[19][20] – 1 Apr, 1913[21]
Succeeded by
John A. Shuter
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Eden
1 Apr, 1913[22][23] – 15 Jul, 1913[24]
Succeeded by
Arthur J. Power
Preceded by
Harry MacL. Fraser
Captain of H.M.S. Swale
15 Jul, 1913[25] – 21 Jan, 1914[26]
Succeeded by
Charles E. Cundall
Preceded by
Cecil R. Hemans
Captain of H.M. T.B. 13
3 Mar, 1915[27] – 11 May, 1915[28]
Succeeded by
Richard E. Hollings
Preceded by
Herbert M. Denny
Captain of H.M.S. Itchen
11 May, 1915[29][30] – 24 Oct, 1915[31]
Succeeded by
Julian Harrison
Preceded by
Apsley D. M. Cherry
Captain of H.M.S. Paragon
24 Oct, 1915[32] – 1916[33]
Succeeded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Observer
May, 1916[34] – Oct, 1918[35][36]
Succeeded by
Colin M. Campbell
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Sabre
28 Oct, 1918[37] – 21 Jan, 1919[38]
Succeeded by
Arthur Evans
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Steadfast
21 Jan, 1919[39][40] – 1 Aug, 1920[41]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edmund A. T. de P. de la Poer
Captain of H.M.S. Chrysanthemum
30 Nov, 1922[42][43] – Sep, 1924[44]
Succeeded by
Ralph W. Wilkinson

Footnotes

  1. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  2. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 397.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 306.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1913). p. 380.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 902.
  7. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  8. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  9. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  10. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 399.
  12. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  13. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 30 July, 1910. Issue 39338, col D, p. 9.
  14. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  15. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  16. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  17. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 399.
  18. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  19. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  20. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 397.
  21. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  22. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 306.
  24. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  25. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  26. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  27. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 400.
  28. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  29. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395d.
  31. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  32. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  33. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  34. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396.
  35. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  36. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 902.
  37. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 902.
  38. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  39. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  40. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 910.
  41. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. Unnumbered folio.
  42. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.
  43. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 225.
  44. Schurr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/191. f. ?.