Herbert William Sumner Gibson

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Herbert William Sumner Gibson, Royal Navy (22 April, 1846 – 7 July, 1923) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gibson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 5 September, 1867.

Gibson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1880.

Gibson was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1888.

Placed on the Retired List on account of age on 22 April, 1901, he was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 August, 1901.

Domville was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 4 December, 1905.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert W. Stopford
Captain of H.M.S. Curacoa
5 Nov, 1891[1] – 31 May, 1895
Succeeded by
Thomas H. M. Jerram
Preceded by
Orford Churchill
Captain of H.M.S. Thunderer
1 Feb, 1896[2] – 15 Dec, 1897
Succeeded by
John S. Hallifax
Preceded by
Arthur W. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Katoomba
15 Dec, 1897[3]
Succeeded by
Harry L. F. Royle
Preceded by
William McC. F. Gerald
Naval Officer in Charge, Sydney
15 Dec, 1897[4]
Succeeded by
Harry L. F. Royle

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 213.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268b.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 265.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 436.