Nicholas Edward Archdale

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Nicholas Edward Archdale ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Archdale was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the sloop Rosario and for command of the Hong Kong Submarine Flotilla on 24 April, 1911.[1] Archdale was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Patrol on 1 January, 1919.[2]

On 28 February, 1919, he was appointed in command of the depot ship Greenwich.[3]

He was appointed in command of the light cruiser Ceres in February, 1924.[4]

In December, 1928, he was appointed in command of the battleship Malaya.[5]

See Also


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 368.
  2. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 862.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 781.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Rosario
24 Apr, 1911 – ?
Succeeded by
Francis A. N. Cromie
Preceded by
Alan C. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Patrol
1 Jan, 1919 – ?
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Kerrison Kiddle
Captain of H.M.S. Greenwich
28 Feb, 1919 – ?
Succeeded by
Gilbert G. P. Hewett
Preceded by
Arthur L. Snagge
Captain of H.M.S. Ceres
Feb, 1924 – ?
Succeeded by
Wellwood G. C. Maxwell
Preceded by
Cecil V. Usborne
Captain of H.M.S. Malaya
Dec, 1928 – ?
Succeeded by
Hugh S. Shipway