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Revision as of 14:21, 31 July 2012

Captain Herbert Algernon Adam, C.B.E., Royal Navy (3 January, 1872 – 27 September, 1920) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life

Adam was the younger son of the Reverend Benjamin W. Adam, D.D., of the Rectory, Bantry, Co. Dublin.[1]

He was appointed to command the battleship Queen on 1 May, 1914.[2]

Great War

He was appointed to command Cornwall on 5 July, 1917.[3]

He was appointed to command Neptune on 10 January, 1919.[4]

Adams died "suddenly" on 27 September, 1920 at the age of forty-eight.[1]

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 29 September, 1920. Issue 42528, col A, pg. 1.
  2. Navy List (December, 1914). p. 375c.
  3. Navy List (December, 1918). p. 766.
  4. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 7 January, 1919. Issue 41991, col C, pg. 3.

Bibliography

  • "Deaths" (Deaths). The Times. Wednesday, 29 September, 1920. Issue 42528, col A, pg. 1.

Service Record

Naval Appointments