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'''Frederick Langton Cavaye''' ( – ) 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]].
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"Not very bright".
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"He is still lacking in tact."
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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The son of an Australian farmer, Cavaye gained a half months' time on passing out of the Training Establishment.  His first naval appointment, to {{UK-London}} in the Channel, is dated 15 September 1908.  Some time in 1909, he was moved into the new {{UK-Invincible|f=t}} in the [[Home Fleet]].  Late in 1909, he went to {{UK-Temeraire}}, followed soon by {{UK-Warrior}}, {{UK-Amazon}} and {{UK-PrinceOfWales}}, the last commencing on 15 September, 1910.<ref>Cavaye Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
  
Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on  
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Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{SubRN}} on 15 December, 1911.{{NLMar13|p. 14}}
  
Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on  
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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 {{AU-1Sydney}}.  He would transfer to {{UK-1Encounter}} 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>
  
Cavaye was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on
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On 9 August 1917, Cavaye was appointed in command of {{UK-Racoon}}, but only remained with her until she paid off one month later, at which time he was appointed in command of {{UK-Wolverine}}.  {{UK-Wolverine}} was lost, along with two men in a collision on 12 December off Northwest Ireland.  A Court of Enquiry into her loss found no blame attributable to {{UK-Wolverine}}'s crew.{{KindellROH2|p. 433}}<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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In 1927, Cavaye was scolded for discrepancies in the victualling stores of {{UK-Vansittart}}.<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.  He reverted to the Retired List on 20 October 1945.<ref>Cavaye Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/53/100.|D7605511}} f. 99.</ref>
  
 
==See Also==
 
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Frederick+Langton+Cavaye Service Records]
 
* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Frederick+Langton+Cavaye Service Records]
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2257392 Collision between HM Ships ROSEMARY and WOLVERINE. Lieut F L Cavaye R.N. and others]
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Latest revision as of 17:25, 14 September 2018

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 gained a half months' time on passing out of the Training Establishment. His first naval appointment, to London in the Channel, is dated 15 September 1908. Some time in 1909, he was moved into the new battlecruiser Invincible in the Home Fleet. Late in 1909, he went to Temeraire, followed soon by Warrior, Amazon and Prince of Wales, the last commencing on 15 September, 1910.[1]

Cavaye was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 15 December, 1911.[2]

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.[3]

On 9 August 1917, Cavaye was appointed in command of Racoon, but only remained with her until she paid off one month later, at which time he was appointed in command of Wolverine. Wolverine was lost, along with two men in a collision on 12 December off Northwest Ireland. A Court of Enquiry into her loss found no blame attributable to Wolverine's crew.[4][5]

Cavaye was appointed in command of the destroyer Tancred on 5 January, 1918.[6]

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.[7]

In 1927, Cavaye was scolded for discrepancies in the victualling stores of Vansittart.[8]

Cavaye was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 25 June, 1934.[9]

World War II

Cavaye commenced service with the Royal Australian Navy on 2 September 1939. He reverted to the Retired List on 20 October 1945.[10]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lawrence F. N. Ommanney
Captain of H.M.S. Itchen
6 Apr, 1917[11][12] – 6 Jul, 1917[13][14]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Kenneth F. Sworder
Captain of H.M.S. Racoon
9 Aug, 1917[15] – 6 Sep, 1917[16]
Succeeded by
George L. M. Napier
Preceded by
Martin J. C. de Meric
Captain of H.M.S. Wolverine
Sep, 1917[17][18] – 12 Dec, 1917[19][20]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Edmond J. G. Mackinnon
Captain of H.M.S. Tancred
9 Jan, 1918[21] – 12 Mar, 1919[22]
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Success
12 Mar, 1919[23] – 17 Mar, 1919[24]
Succeeded by
Henry V. Hudson
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
as Captain of H.M.S. Stalwart
Captain of H.M.A.S. Stalwart
17 Mar, 1919[25] – Aug, 1922[26]
Succeeded by
Herbert V. Creer
Preceded by
Arthur M. C. Stileman
Captain of H.M.S. Wolfhound
22 Aug, 1922[27] – 12 Dec, 1922[28]
Succeeded by
Edward N. Mortimer
Preceded by
William N. Kingdon
Captain of H.M.S. Marlow
10 Jul, 1924[29] – 21 Aug, 1924[30]
Succeeded by
Charles A. A. Larcom
Preceded by
Edmund F. FitzGerald
Captain of H.M.S. Vansittart
10 Mar, 1925[31][32] – 9 Mar, 1927[33]
Succeeded by
John H. Young
Preceded by
James C. N. MacMillan
Captain of H.M.S. Thisbe
21 Jul, 1927[34] – 15 Jun, 1928[35]
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
Charles F. Bush
Captain of H.M.S. Restless
1 Jul, 1929[36][37] – 8 Sep, 1931[38]
Succeeded by
William H. Selby

Footnotes

  1. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
  3. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  4. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 433.
  5. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 914.
  7. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  8. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  9. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  10. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  11. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394u.
  13. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  14. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 95.
  15. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  16. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  17. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 399g.
  19. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  20. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 112.
  21. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  22. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  23. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  24. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  25. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  26. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  27. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  28. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  29. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  30. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  31. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  32. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  33. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  34. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  35. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  36. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 265.
  37. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.
  38. Cavaye Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53/100. f. 99.