Gerald Morell McKenna

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Lieutenant-Commander Gerald Morell McKenna, R.N. (24 June, 1891 – 19 March, 1949) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

McKenna was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1913.[1]

McKenna was appointed in command of the destroyer Cameleon on 23 January, 1918.[2]

Post-War

McKenna was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 June, 1921. Retired at his own request on 23 August, 1926.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Captain of H.M.S. Kennet
4 Aug, 1916[3] – 27 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Douglas Garvey
Preceded by
Alexander L. Fletcher
Captain of H.M.S. Rifleman
27 Jan, 1918 – 6 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Richard M. Welby
Preceded by
Richard M. Welby
Captain of H.M.S. Cameleon
6 Feb, 1918[4] – 20 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Colin S. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Sarpedon
10 May, 1919[5] – 23 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
John R. Johnston
Preceded by
Frederick W. F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Tilbury
21 Jul, 1921 – 10 Jan, 1922
Succeeded by
Alexander M. Donovan
Preceded by
Herbert M. Hughes
Captain of H.M.S. Voyager
15 Aug, 1922[6] – 8 Apr, 1924
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Fellowes
Preceded by
Paul F. P. Berryman
Captain of H.M.S. Vectis
9 Jan, 1925[7] – 23 Nov, 1925
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John D. Harvey
Captain of H.M.S. Sparrowhawk
23 Nov, 1925 – Jan, 1926[8]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Donal S. McGrath
Captain of H.M.S. Whirlwind
c. Feb, 1926 – 6 May, 1926
Succeeded by
John D. Harvey

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 372.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.
  3. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 394v.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 749.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1919). p. 903.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 840.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 279.
  8. Left when she paid off, which must be before McKenna went to Whirlwind on 6 January, 1926.