Jack Ernest Albert Mocatta

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Commander (retired) Jack Ernest Albert Mocatta, D.S.O., R.N. (24 April, 1887 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Paddington.

Mocatta was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1909.

Mocatta commanded the destroyer Nicator at the Battle of Jutland as part of the Thirteenth Destroyer Flotilla.[1][2]

Mocatta was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1917.

On 6 September, 1918, Mocatta was appointed in command of the destroyer Whitley.[3]

Post-War

Mocatta was placed on the Retired List at his own request with a gratuity on 22 April, 1920.

Mocatta was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 24 April, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Wilfrid G. H. Cree
Captain of H.M.S. Angler
14 Mar, 1915[4]
Succeeded by
Lambert N. B. Morgan
Preceded by
Charles A. W. Wrightson
Captain of H.M.S. Sunflower
18 Sep, 1915 – 16 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Herbert J. A. Throckmorton
Preceded by
Francis G. C. Coates
Captain of H.M.S. Sandfly
3 Feb, 1916 – 7 May, 1916
Succeeded by
Henry R. James
Preceded by
Henry R. James
Captain of H.M.S. Nicator
Apr, 1916[5]c. 15 Sep, 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Edward P. U. Pender
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Ursa
15 Sep, 1917 – Oct, 1917
Succeeded by
John C. Tovey
Preceded by
Harold O. Joyce
Captain of H.M.S. Tower
11 Oct, 1917[6] – Sep, 1918
Succeeded by
Austen G. Lilley
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Whitley
6 Sep, 1918[7] – 13 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
Ernald G. H. Master
Preceded by
Ernald G. H. Master
Captain of H.M.S. Sirdar
13 Oct, 1919 – 10 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
Norman A. G. Ohlenschlager

Footnotes

  1. Naval Operations. Volume III. p. 430.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 46.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 943.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392b.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395y.
  6. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 398n.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1919). p. 943.