Geoffrey Nepean Biggs

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Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Nepean Biggs (12 November, 1885 – 22 November, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Cardiff, the son of John Biggs, Esq..

Biggs was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1906.[1]

Biggs was appointed in command of the submarine C 16 on 20 November, 1913.[2]

Biggs was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1914.

Biggs was killed when his E 30 was lost, probably to a mine, on or about the official date of 22 November, 1916.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Noel F. Laurence
Captain of H.M.S. B 6
1 Jan, 1909[4] – 2 Dec, 1910
Succeeded by
Geoffrey R. S. Watkins
Preceded by
Robert B. Ramsay
Captain of H.M.S. C 22
2 Dec, 1910 – 16 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Roland A. V. Durell
Preceded by
Noel F. Laurence
Captain of H.M.S. A 1
16 Jan, 1911 – after 1 Jul, 1911
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ferdinand E. B. Feilmann
Captain of H.M.S. C 16
20 Nov, 1913[5] – 1 Sep, 1915
Succeeded by
Robin B. Martin
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 30
1 Sep, 1915 – Nov, 1916[6]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  3. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 75.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 319.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  6. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 75.