Irving Montgomery Palmer

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Captain Irving Montgomery Palmer, D.S.C., R.N. (23 January, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Armagh.

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1911.

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1919.

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1925.

Palmer was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1932.

Palmer was appointed in command of the battleship Centurion in January, 1935.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Gadfly
27 Dec, 1915[1] – 12 Dec, 1916
Succeeded by
Ernest K. Arbuthnot
Preceded by
George N. Gilbertson
Captain of H.M.S. Lilac
26 Oct, 1917[2] – Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Roy Gill
Captain of H.M.S. Heather
24 Nov, 1919 – 16 Jun, 1920
Succeeded by
Vincent B. Cardwell
Preceded by
Valentine A. Raleigh
Captain of H.M.S. Tower
22 Jun, 1920 – c. Aug, 1920[Inference]
Succeeded by
Wolstan B. C. W. Forester
Preceded by
Arthur M. Peters
Captain of H.M.S. Curacoa
13 Apr, 1934 – 31 Dec, 1934
Succeeded by
Clement Moody
Preceded by
Montague G. B. Legge
Captain of H.M.S. Centurion
1 Jan, 1935 – 20 Jul, 1936
Succeeded by
John D. A. Musters
Preceded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Deputy Director of Operations Division
27 Jul, 1936 – 16 Sep, 1938
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Eric R. Bent
Captain of H.M.S. Berwick
17 Oct, 1938 – 25 Jun, 1940
Succeeded by
Guy L. Warren

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394o.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 832.