John Paget Gibbs

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Commander John Paget Gibbs, R.N., Retired (20 November, 1884 – 8 March, 1953) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gibbs was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1907.[1]

Gibbs was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the destroyer Velox on 21 October, 1912.[2]

Gibbs was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1915,[3] and as acting Commander in Niobe for work with Headquarters, Ottawa on 25 May, 1918.[4]

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 6 May, 1920, Gibbs was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 20 November, 1924.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur M. Longmore
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 74
Captain of H.M. T.B. 074
16 Jul, 1907[5] – 21 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Frederic G. Schurr
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 074
Preceded by
Norman M. C. Thurstan
Captain of H.M.S. Snapper
27 Mar, 1911 – 30 Mar, 1911
Succeeded by
Hugh R. Troup
Preceded by
Thomas G. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. Greyhound
2 Nov, 1911[6] – 21 Oct, 1912
Succeeded by
Cyril P. Franklin
Preceded by
Cyril P. Franklin
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
21 Oct, 1912[7] – 9 Mar, 1914
Succeeded by
Ernest E. Lowe
Preceded by
Robert G. Hamond
Captain of H.M.S. Viking
29 Jul, 1914[8] – 29 Nov, 1914
Succeeded by
Harold D. Adair-Hall
Preceded by
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Assistant Director of the Naval Service of Canada
25 May, 1918 – Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 125.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 389.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 357.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 952a.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 399.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 321.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 389.
  8. The Navy List. (November, 1914). p. 394.