Hubert Henry de Burgh

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Captain Hubert Henry de Burgh, D.S.O., R.N., Retired (16 February, 1879 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

de Burgh was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1901.[1]

de Burgh was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1909.

de Burgh was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.

de Burgh was appointed in command of the destroyer Satyr on 10 March, 1918.[2]

Post-War

de Burgh was appointed in command of the former Russian patrol boat Rassvet in March, 1920. He was re-appointed when she was re-commissioned (possibly as H.M.S. Surprise?), and left when she paid off on 31 March, 1922.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 1 January, 1923.

de Burgh was promoted to the rank of Captain on 16 February, 1924.

World War II

de Burgh was to take command of a newer Armed Merchant Cruiser some time after 16 September, 1939. Apparently the one selected was Forfar. He commanded her until being superseded by Henry Neville Lake on 13 November, 1939.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur K. Waistell
Captain of H.M.S. Stag
4 Jun, 1906[4] – 5 Oct, 1908
Succeeded by
The Hon. Edward B. S. Bingham
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Melpomene
19 Jun, 1915[5] – 18 Jan, 1917
Succeeded by
Daniel H. Rainier
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Satyr
18 Jan, 1917 – Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Hubert H. de Burgh
Preceded by
Ernest H. B. Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Truculent
Feb, 1918 – Mar, 1918
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Hubert H. de Burgh
Captain of H.M.S. Satyr
10 Mar, 1918[6] – 21 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Arthur Henniker-Heaton
Preceded by
Reginald Nash
Captain of H.M.S. Speedy
21 Jan, 1919 – Mar, 1920
Succeeded by
Edward O. Tudor

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 21.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 904.
  3. Uboat.net
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 378.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396b.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 904.