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
12 Jan, 1906[4] – 29 Aug, 1906
Succeeded by
Ralph W. Wilkinson
Preceded by
Arthur F. Crutchley
Captain of H.M.S. Arab
22 May, 1914[5] – 3 May, 1915
Succeeded by
John M. Porter
Preceded by
Hugh B. Mulleneux
Captain of H.M.S. Miranda
3 May, 1915[6] – Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Christopher H. Petrie
Preceded by
Christopher H. Petrie
Captain of H.M.S. Skilful
Mar, 1917 – 1 May, 1919
Succeeded by
William G. A. Shuttleworth
Preceded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Captain of H.M.S. Rowena
?
Succeeded by
Percy R. P. Percival
Preceded by
Alfred F. St. C. Armitage
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
24 Aug, 1922 – c. late Jun, 1923[Inference]
Succeeded by
John L. Pearson
Preceded by
John W. Durnford
Captain of H.M.S. Raider
10 Jul, 1924 – 25 Aug, 1924
Succeeded by
Charles G. N. Graham
Preceded by
Arthur J. L. Murray
Captain of H.M.S. Windsor
4 Oct, 1924[7] – 29 Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
Henry P. Boxer
Preceded by
Oliver M. F. Stokes
Captain of H.M.S. Erebus
15 Jun, 1926 – 1 Sep, 1926
Succeeded by
Hubert S. Monroe

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. (December, 1916). p. 396cc.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 289.