Harold Escombe

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Captain Harold Escombe, C.M.G., R.N., Retired (16 September, 1874 – 27 March, 1933) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Escombe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 22 June, 1897.

Escombe was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1908.

Escombe was appointed in command of the destroyer Maori on 11 November, 1909.[1]

Appointed in command of Imogene from 17 June, 1913 until 20 September, 1914.

Escombe was promoted to the rank of acting Captain on 31 March, 1915.

Escombe was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Europa in July, 1917.

Escombe was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 29 September, 1920.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry W. Osburn
Captain of H.M.S. Gossamer
30 Jun, 1908
Succeeded by
Reginald M. R. West
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Maori
11 Nov, 1909[2] – 12 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Henry F. H. Wakefield
Preceded by
Bertram S. Thesiger
Captain of H.M.S. Ocean
15 May, 1913 – 17 Jun, 1913
Succeeded by
Arthur B. Hughes
Preceded by
Charles A. W. Wrightson
Captain of H.M.S. Imogene
17 Jun, 1913
Succeeded by
Arthur L. Ashby
Preceded by
James A. Rogers
Captain of H.M.S. Hussar
2 Dec, 1914[3] – 4 Feb, 1915
Succeeded by
Edward Unwin
Preceded by
John E. Drummond
Captain of H.M.S. Europa
20 Jul, 1917[4] – 31 Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
Claude A. Rombulow-Pearse
Preceded by
Harry H. Stileman
Senior Naval Officer, Liverpool
1 Apr, 1919 – 1 Jan, 1920
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 343.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 343.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 332.
  4. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 393o.