Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown

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Admiral Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown, C.B.E., Royal Navy, Retired (12 April, 1866 – 9 February, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was appointed to command the battleship Jupiter on 17 November, 1909.[1]

He was appointed to command the battleship New Zealand (later renamed Zealandia) on 24 July, 1911.[2]

He was appointed to command the armoured cruiser Black Prince on 10 April, 1913.[3]

Gilpin-Brown was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 January, 1919.[4]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 31 July, 1924,[5] and advanced to Admiral on the Retired List on 22 February, 1928.[6]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Gilpin Brown" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 12 February, 1934. Issue 46676, col B, p. 17.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert J. Savill
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
17 Nov, 1909[7][8] – 6 Jun, 1911[9]
Succeeded by
Cole C. Fowler
Preceded by
Mark E. F. Kerr
Captain of H.M.S. Hercules
6 Jun, 1911[10] – 24 Jul, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
Allan F. Everett
Preceded by
Ernest G. Barton
Captain of H.M.S. New Zealand
24 Jul, 1911[12][13]
Succeeded by
Henry T. Buller
as Captain of H.M.S. Zealandia
Preceded by
Guy R. A. Gaunt
Captain of H.M.S. Challenger
17 Jan, 1912[14][15] – 31 Oct, 1912[16]
Succeeded by
George D. Jephson
Preceded by
John S. Luard
Captain of H.M.S. Black Prince
10 Apr, 1913[17] – 3 Jan, 1915[18][19]
Succeeded by
James D. Dick
Preceded by
Alfred E. A. Grant
Captain Superintendent, Pembroke Dockyard
16 Sep, 1915[20][21] – 1 Nov, 1918[22]
Succeeded by
John G. Armstrong

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 25 October, 1909. Issue 39099, col E, p. 4.
  2. "Naval Appointments and Retirements" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 July, 1911. Issue 39634, col C, p. 15.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 31112. p. 364. 7 January, 1919.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 32962. p. 5889. 5 August, 1924.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 33362. p. 1494. 2 March, 1928.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 25 October, 1909. Issue 39099, col E, p. 4.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 335.
  9. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  10. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  11. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  12. "Naval Appointments and Retirements" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 July, 1911. Issue 39634, col C, p. 15.
  13. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  14. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 291.
  16. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  17. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  18. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  19. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392k.
  20. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 557.
  21. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.
  22. Gilpin-Brown Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 395.