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{{CommRN}} (retired) '''Frederick Langton Cavaye''' (26 June, 1891 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CommRN}} (retired) '''Frederick Langton Cavaye''' (26 June, 1891 – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]] and the [[Royal Australian Navy]].
  
 
"Not very bright".
 
"Not very bright".
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The son of an Australian farmer.
 
The son of an Australian farmer.
  
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Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{SubRN}} on 15 December, 1911.{{NLMar13|p. 14}}
  
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On 27 September 1912, he commenced six months' Engine Room training, completing this on 26 March 1913.
  
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On 1 June 1913, Cavaye was loaned to the [[Royal Australian Navy]], travelling out in the {{AU-1Sydney}}.  He would transfer to {{UK-Encounter}} at some later point.  Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 December, 1913. Cavaye continued to serve in the R.A.N. until returning home in 1915.<ref>Cavaye Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
 
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Promopted to the rank of {{SubRN}} on 15 December, 1911.{{NLMar13|p. 14}}
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Cavaye was appointed in command of the {{UK-Tancred|f=t}} on 5 January, 1918.{{NLFeb19|p. 914}}
 
Cavaye was appointed in command of the {{UK-Tancred|f=t}} on 5 January, 1918.{{NLFeb19|p. 914}}
  
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Stalwart|f=t}} on 1 April, 1919.{{NLDec20|p. 951}}
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==Post-War==
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On 1 April, 1919, Cavaye was again lent to the R.A.N.  This appointment extended to 9 August, 1922 when he reverted to the Royal Navy.
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Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 30 December, 1921.<ref>Cavaye Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
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Cavaye was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of {{CommRN}} on 25 June, 1934.<ref>Cavaye Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
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==World War II==
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Cavaye commenced service with the [[Royal Australian Navy]] on 2 September 1939.  Cavaye reverted to the Retired List on 20 October 1945.<ref>Cavaye Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 15:31, 12 June 2017

Commander (retired) Frederick Langton Cavaye (26 June, 1891 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy.

"Not very bright".

"He is still lacking in tact."

Life & Career

The son of an Australian farmer.

Cavaye was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 15 December, 1911.[1]

On 27 September 1912, he commenced six months' Engine Room training, completing this on 26 March 1913.

On 1 June 1913, Cavaye was loaned to the Royal Australian Navy, travelling out in the Sydney. He would transfer to Encounter at some later point. Cavaye was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1913. Cavaye continued to serve in the R.A.N. until returning home in 1915.[2]

Cavaye was appointed in command of the destroyer Tancred on 5 January, 1918.[3]

Post-War

On 1 April, 1919, Cavaye was again lent to the R.A.N. This appointment extended to 9 August, 1922 when he reverted to the Royal Navy.

Cavaye was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 December, 1921.[4]

Cavaye was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 25 June, 1934.[5]

World War II

Cavaye commenced service with the Royal Australian Navy on 2 September 1939. Cavaye reverted to the Retired List on 20 October 1945.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lawrence F. N. Ommanney
Captain of H.M.S. Itchen
6 Apr, 1917[7] – 6 Jul, 1917[8]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Kenneth F. Sworder
Captain of H.M.S. Racoon
9 Aug, 1917 – 6 Sep, 1917
Succeeded by
George L. M. Napier
Preceded by
Martin J. C. de Meric
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
Sep, 1917[9] – 12 Dec, 1917[10]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Captain of H.M.S. Tancred
9 Jan, 1918 – 12 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Success
12 Mar, 1919 – 17 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Henry V. Hudson
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Stalwart
17 Mar, 1919 – Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
Herbert V. Creer
Preceded by
Arthur M. C. Stileman
Captain of H.M.S. Wolfhound
22 Aug, 1922 – 12 Dec, 1922
Succeeded by
Edward N. Mortimer
Preceded by
Charles Wood
Captain of H.M.S. Marlow
10 Jul, 1924 – 21 Aug, 1924
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Edmund F. FitzGerald
Captain of H.M.S. Vansittart
10 Mar, 1925 – 9 Mar, 1927
Succeeded by
Theodore F. A. Voysey
Preceded by
George H. Creswell
Captain of H.M.S. Thisbe
21 Jul, 1927 – 15 Jun, 1928
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
Charlie F. Bush
Captain of H.M.S. Restless
1 Jul, 1929 – 8 Sep, 1931
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
  2. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  4. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  5. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  6. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394u.
  8. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 95.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399g.
  10. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 112.

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