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Revision as of 15:48, 4 March 2017

Captain Ralph Vincent Eyre (21 September, 1882 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Eyre was appointed in command of the destroyer Brisk on 31 December, 1911.[1]

Eyre was in command of the destroyer Mounsey at the Battle of Jutland, where she was part of the Eleventh Destroyer Flotilla.[2]

Eyre was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1916.[3]

He was appointed in command of the destroyer Wryneck on 18 September, 1918.[4]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George W. McO. Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. Osprey
1 Dec, 1909[5]
Succeeded by
Eric Q. Carter
Preceded by
Sandford G. R. Nevile
Captain of H.M.S. Brisk
31 Dec, 1911[6] – 1915
Succeeded by
Algernon E. P. Lyons
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Mounsey
Oct, 1915[7]
Succeeded by
Francis W. Craven
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Wryneck
18 Sep, 1918[8]
Succeeded by
Alexander S. Douglas

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 285.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 345.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 945a.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 351.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  7. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395u.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1920). p. 902-945.

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