Mervyn Boyd Alexander-Sinclair
Life & Career
The son of Captain Edwyn Sinclair Alexander-Sinclair.
In February 1913 he was "somewhat to blame" for a collision between Orion's picket boat and a civil vessel at Weymouth.
He transferred to Mindful some time in 1915 and was re-appointed in her upon being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1916. On 9 November 1917 Mindful collided with another vessel while under Alexander-Sinclair's temporary command.
Alexander-Sinclair was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 July, 1924. He again served in Royal Sovereign from 10 August, 1926 until 15 September 1930.
Alexander-Sinclair was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 15 August, 1937.
World War II
Various service appointments, e.g., Maintenance Commander, Granton.
Ian C. T. Hilton
|Captain of H.M.S. Ulster
10 Jul, 1924 – 27 Aug, 1924