Gerald Charles Langley

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Admiral Gerald Charles Langley, Royal Navy, Retired (13 October, 1848 – 18 April, 1914) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

For services rendered during the operations in Egypt, Langley was specially promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 18 November, 1882.[1]

He was appointed Commander of the turret ship Agamemnon on the China Station on 16 September, 1884.[2]

Langley was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Arethusa on 16 May, 1893.[3]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Magnificent in January 1897.

Langley was was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 July, 1902, vice Bosanquet,[4] and was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 20 November, 1906, vice Marrack.[5] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 23 November.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 10 February, 1911.[7]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral G. C. Langley" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 21 April, 1914. Issue 40503, col F, p. 10.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alfred T. Dale
Captain of H.M.S. Agamemnon
21 Jul, 1887 – 12 Dec, 1887
Succeeded by
Charles S. Cardale
Preceded by
Frederick R. Boardman
Captain of H.M.S. Arethusa
16 May, 1893[8][9]
Succeeded by
Alexander E. Bethell
Preceded by
Charles J. Barlow
Captain of H.M.S. Magnificent
28 Jan, 1897[10]
Succeeded by
John Ferris
Preceded by
John H. Bainbridge
Captain of H.M.S. Nile
1 Jul, 1899[11]
Succeeded by
Robert S. Rolleston
 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25169. p. 5173. 17 November, 1882.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1885). p. 191.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 4 May, 1893. Issue 33942, col E, p. 6.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27455. p. 4609. 18 July, 1902.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27969. p. 7817. 20 November, 1906.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27971. p. 8300. 27 November, 1906.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28464. p. 1042. 10 February, 1911.
  8. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 4 May, 1893. Issue 33942, col E, p. 6.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 199.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 268.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 284.