Philip Esmonde Phillips

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Rear-Admiral Philip Esmonde Phillips, C.B., D.S.O., (16 June, 1888 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1909.[1]

Phillips was appointed in command of the submarine A 7 on 10 May, 1912.[2]

He was appointed in command of the submarine B 6 on 20 February, 1914.[3]

Great War

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1917.[4]

On the night of 31 October to 1 November, 1917, Phillips was in command of the submarine E 52 when she sank the UC 63 north of the Dover Net Barrage in a surfaced night attack.[5] He was awarded the D.S.O. for this, gazetted 19 December, 1917.[6]

Phillips was in command of the submarine L 12 on 16 October, 1918 when she sank UB 90.[7] He was awarded a bar to his D.S.O. for this, gazetted 29 November, 1918.[8] On 12 November, he was appointed to Lucia for submarines.

Post-War

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Commander on 21 December, 1921.[9]

Phillips was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1926.[10]

In 1935, Phillips was sent out on loan to the Royal Australian Navy for two years, serving as their Second Naval Member of the Naval Board.[11]

In September, 1939, he was made a Commodore, Second Class R.N.R. to serve as a Commodore of Convoys.

In 1941, he incurred Their Lordships' displeasure, somehow, in the loss of S.S. Behar. He returned to the Retired List in July, 1945.[12]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry P. Hughes
Captain of H.M.S. A 7
28 Feb, 1913[13] – Nov, 1913[14]
Succeeded by
Gilbert M. Welman
Preceded by
Cornelius O. Regnart
Captain of H.M.S. C 7
Nov, 1913[15] – 20 Feb, 1914[16]
Succeeded by
George F. Bradshaw
Preceded by
Geoffrey R. S. Watkins
Captain of H.M.S. B 6
20 Feb, 1914[17][18] – 7 Nov, 1914[19]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 52
1 Dec, 1916[20] – 3 Jun, 1918[21]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. L 12
3 Jun, 1918[22] – 1 Feb, 1919[23]
Succeeded by
Archibald D. Cochrane
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. L 24
17 Nov, 1919[24] – Dec, 1920[25]
Succeeded by
Anthony B. Lockhart
Preceded by
Charles de Burgh
Captain of H.M.S. Adamant
30 Apr, 1923[26][27] – 29 Jan, 1925[28]
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. X1
29 Jan, 1925[29] – 29 Jul, 1927[30]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Allen
Preceded by
Henry D. Pridham-Wippell
Captain of H.M.S. Enterprise
29 Aug, 1930[31] – 15 Aug, 1932[32]
Succeeded by
Reginald B. Darke
Preceded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Captain of H.M.S. Stuart
15 Nov, 1932[33] – 12 Dec, 1934[34]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Captain (S), Second Submarine Flotilla
15 Nov, 1932[35] – 12 Dec, 1934[36]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey R. S. Watkins
Preceded by
Edward B. Cloete
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
Apr, 1933[37] – Dec, 1934[38]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey R. S. Watkins

Footnotes

  1. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 350.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1914). p. 299.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 149.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 6.
  6. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  7. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.
  8. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  9. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  10. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  11. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  12. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  13. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  14. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  15. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  16. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  17. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  18. The Navy List. (June, 1914). p. 299.
  19. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  20. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  21. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  22. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  23. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  24. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  25. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  26. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  27. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 214.
  28. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.
  30. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  31. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  32. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  33. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  34. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  35. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  36. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  37. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  38. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.