John Edmund Drummond

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Vice-Admiral John Edmund Drummond, Royal Navy, Retired (5 July, 1873 – 15 November, 1926) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Drummond was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1908.[1]

Drummond was made flag captain for Admiral King-Hall on the Australia Station aboard Cambrian on 16 September, 1911.[2]

Drummond was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Aboukir on 10 August, 1914,[3] and had her sunk from under him on 22 September.

He was swiftly appointed in command of the battleship Illustrious on 31 October, 1914.[4]

On 7 September 1915, he was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Europa.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Drummond" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 17 November, 1926. Issue 44431, col B, p. 19.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward W. E. Wemyss
Captain of H.M.S. Cambrian
16 Sep, 1911[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alexander P. Davidson
Captain of H.M.S. Aboukir
10 Aug, 1914[7] – 22 Sep, 1914
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Bertram M. Chambers
Captain of H.M.S. Illustrious
31 Oct, 1914[8] – 25 Jul, 1915[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Stanhope Hawke
Preceded by
Maurice S. FitzMaurice
Captain of H.M.S. Europa
7 Sep, 1915[9]
Succeeded by
Harold Escombe

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 23.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 290.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 266.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 333.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 394.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 290.
  7. The Navy List. (September, 1914). p. 266.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394s.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 394g.