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'''Godfrey Tuke''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Godfrey Tuke''', C.B.E., R.N. (21 February, 1871 – 23 February, 1944) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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The son of Reverend F. E. Tuke of Borden Vicarage, Sillingbourne.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
  
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On 7 June 1892, ''Pilot'' collided with ''Nautilus''.  Tuke was told he could not be held blameless in the affair, as he was officer of the deck.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
  
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Tuke was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 1 January, 1893.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
  
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Tuke was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1905.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
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As a {{CommRN}}, Tuke was appointed to the {{UK-PrinceGeorge|f=t}} on 28 July, 1912.{{NLJul13|p. 361}}
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As a {{CommRN}}, Tuke was appointed to the {{UK-PrinceGeorge|f=t}} on 28 July, 1912.  His Service Record indicates he was in command for a considerable time, which contradicts similar claims by Captains.{{NLJul13|p. 361}}
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Tuke served during the [[Great War]] as a W/T Censor at Guernsey.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
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Tuke was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 22 April, 1920.<ref>Tuke Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43/163.|}} f. 165.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:24, 9 June 2022

Captain Godfrey Tuke, C.B.E., R.N. (21 February, 1871 – 23 February, 1944) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Reverend F. E. Tuke of Borden Vicarage, Sillingbourne.[1]

On 7 June 1892, Pilot collided with Nautilus. Tuke was told he could not be held blameless in the affair, as he was officer of the deck.[2]

Tuke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 January, 1893.[3]

Tuke was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1905.[4]

As a Commander, Tuke was appointed to the battleship Prince George on 28 July, 1912. His Service Record indicates he was in command for a considerable time, which contradicts similar claims by Captains.[5]

Tuke served during the Great War as a W/T Censor at Guernsey.[6]

Tuke was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 22 April, 1920.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril Asser
Captain of H.M.S. Bacchante
15 Mar, 1912[8] – 29 Mar, 1912[9]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Algernon D. E. H. Boyle
Preceded by
Herbert Chatterton
Captain of H.M.S. Cæsar
29 Mar, 1912[10] – 4 Jun, 1912[11]
Succeeded by
Edward W. E. Wemyss
Preceded by
Guy L. Sclater
Captain of H.M.S. Hawke
28 Jun, 1912[12][13] – 28 Jul, 1912[14]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Rymer
Preceded by
Charles D. Roper
Captain of H.M.S. Prince George
28 Jul, 1912[15] – Aug, 1913[16]
Succeeded by
Herbert A. Adam

Footnotes

  1. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  2. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  3. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  4. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 361.
  6. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  7. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  8. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  9. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  10. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  11. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  12. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  13. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 323.
  14. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  15. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.
  16. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/163. f. 165.