George Cuninghame Quayle

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Captain (retired) George Cuninghame Quayle (1 September, 1871 – 13 June, 1919) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Quayle was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1893.[1]

Quayle was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1903.[2]

Quayle was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Pegasus on 1 October, 1907.[3]

In a Royal Navy War College class of 5 October, 1909 - 28 January, 1910, he placed ninth out of sixteen commanders. He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 5 October, 1910 with the rank of Captain.[4]

Great War

On 1 August, Quayle was recalled to serve in the Transport Section, Thames. He was superseded in this post on 1 October. His next appointment was to Fisgard on 14 November, 1914 and as Inspecting Captain of Mechanical Training Establishments and remained there until 19 June, 1917.

Quayle's last appointment was to command the hired yacht North Star II, on 19 June, 1917, replacing Powell Cecil Underwood, who had died on the 4th.

Post-War

Quayle reverted to the Retired List in March, 1919. He committed suicide in 13 June "owing to imagined stigma (illeg) of (illeg) at Port Said during outbreak of Goeben". A verdict was delivered of "suicide whilst of unsound mind." A letter of condolence was sent to his brother, Captain John Quayle of the Army, on 8 July, 1919.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Marcus R. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Redbreast
24 Aug, 1901[6][7] – 22 Aug, 1903[8]
Succeeded by
Hugh Gaultier-Coghill Somerville
Preceded by
Montagu L. Hulton
Captain of H.M.S. Hussar
2 Dec, 1903[9] – 31 Dec, 1903[10]
Succeeded by
William R. Willis
Preceded by
William R. Willis
Captain of H.M.S. Hussar
Jan, 1904[11] – 8 Jun, 1904[12]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Dean
Preceded by
Warren H. D'Oyly
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
15 Nov, 1906[13] – 1 Apr, 1907[14]
Succeeded by
George C. Quayle
Preceded by
Herbert J. O. Millar
Captain of H.M.S. Torch
1 Apr, 1907[15] – 1 Oct, 1907[16]
Succeeded by
Edmund C. Carver
Preceded by
George C. Quayle
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
1 Oct, 1907[17][18] – 19 Mar, 1909[19]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. C. C. Home
Preceded by
Arthur K. Waistell
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. Fisgard
14 Nov, 1914[20] – 19 Jun, 1917[21]
Succeeded by
Judge D'Arcy
Preceded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Inspecting Captain of Mechanical Training Establishments
14 Nov, 1914[22] – 19 Jun, 1917[23]
Succeeded by
Judge D'Arcy

Footnotes

  1. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  2. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 353.
  4. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  5. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  6. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  7. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 297a.
  8. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  9. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  10. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 329.
  12. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 345.
  13. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  14. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  15. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  16. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  17. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 353.
  19. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  20. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  21. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  22. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  23. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.