Laurence Richard Oliphant

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Rear-Admiral Laurence Richard Oliphant ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 1 April, 1914 Oliphant was appointed in command of the ancient second class protected cruiser Leander, then depot ship for the Seventh Destroyer Flotilla at Devonport.[1]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Penelope on 6 January, 1918.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Zebra
16 Jul, 1901[3]
Succeeded by
James W. G. Innes
Preceded by
Victor G. Gurner
Captain of H.M.S. Leander
1 Apr, 1914[4]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Arthur L. O. Forbes-Semphill
Preceded by
Peter W. E. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Sapphire
9 Sep, 1916[5] – 11 Nov, 1917[6][7]
Succeeded by
William F. Sells
Preceded by
Wion de M. Egerton
Captain of H.M.S. Penelope
6 Jan, 1918[8] – 11 Jan, 1919[9][10]
Succeeded by
Gregory G. C. Wood-Martin

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 346.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 866.
  3. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Thursday, 11 July, 1901. Issue 36504, col C, p. 8.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395j.
  5. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397u.
  6. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 397u.
  7. Sells Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/45. f. 196.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 866.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 866.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 866.