Patrick Birmingham Crohan

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Captain Patrick Birmingham Crohan, R.N., Retired (30 December, 1882 – 19 November, 1953) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Southampton.

Crohan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1905.[1]

Crohan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1913.

Crohan was appointed in command of the destroyer Arab on 22 May, 1914.[2]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Skilful in April, 1917.[3]

Crohan was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.

Post-War

Crohan was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1927.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John J. Dixon
Captain of H.M. T.B. 86
Jan, 1906[4] – Aug, 1906[Inference]
Succeeded by
Ralph W. Wilkinson
Preceded by
Arthur F. Crutchley
Captain of H.M.S. Arab
22 May, 1914[5] – 3 May, 1915[6][7]
Succeeded by
John M. Porter
Preceded by
Barry E. Domvile
Captain of H.M.S. Miranda
3 May, 1915[8] – early 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Christopher H. Petrie
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Skilful
Apr, 1917[9]
Succeeded by
William G. A. Shuttleworth
Preceded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Captain of H.M.S. Windsor
4 Oct, 1924[10] – late 1925
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 275.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 908.
  4. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 400.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392c.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 392c.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392c.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396cc.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 908.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 289.

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