John Alexander Ingles

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Captain John Alexander Ingles (27 July, 1875 – 20 April, 1934) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ingles was confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant dated 14 July, 1894.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 31 December, 1896.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1907.[3]

He was appointed in command of the third class protected cruiser Pegasus on 1 December, 1913.[4] He was obliged to strike her colours when the German light cruiser Königsberg encountered her as she was repairing a balky engineering plant in Zanzibar harbour.

Ingles was appointed as acting captain of the battleship Albemarle on 1 May, 1919.[5]

He was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Captain at his own request on 28 July, 1921.[6]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William Bowden-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Sylvia
5 Mar, 1901 – 27 Aug, 1901
Succeeded by
The Hon. Hubert G. Brand
Preceded by
Bertram S. Evans
Captain of H.M.S. Star
27 Aug, 1901 – 25 Apr, 1902
Succeeded by
Henry C. R. Brocklebank
Preceded by
Francis H. Mitchell
Captain of H.M.S. Pegasus
1 Dec, 1913[7] – 20 Sep, 1914[8]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Pieter G. V. Van der Byl
Captain of H.M.S. Albemarle
1 May, 1919[9]
Succeeded by
Alfred F. St. C. Armitage

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26681. p. 6252. 19 November, 1895.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26809. p. 4. 1 January, 1897.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 28096. p. 34. 3 January, 1908.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 354.
  5. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 727.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 32440. p. 6842. 30 August, 1921.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 354.
  8. Naval Operations. Volume I. pp. 295-6.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1919). p. 727.