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{{CommRN}} '''Richard Archibald Cathie''',  (2 February, 1852 – 20 March, 1918) served in the [[Royal Navy]] in the Dreadnought Era.
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{{CommRN}} (retired) '''Richard Archibald Cathie''',  (2 February, 1852 – 20 March, 1918) served in the [[Royal Navy]] in the Dreadnought Era.
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
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Cathie was placed on the Retired List at the rank of {{CommRN}} on account of age on 2 February, 1907.
 
Cathie was placed on the Retired List at the rank of {{CommRN}} on account of age on 2 February, 1907.
  
He served in the Coast Guard in the Great War.
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He served in the North Irish Coast Guard Division in the Great War.  He died at home.
  
 
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Commander (retired) Richard Archibald Cathie, (2 February, 1852 – 20 March, 1918) served in the Royal Navy in the Dreadnought Era.

Life & Career

Cathie was a warrant officer before being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 June, 1887.

Cathie was appointed in command of the tug H.M.S. Traveller on 1 October, 1891.[1] He would eventually command her during the Annual Manoeuvres of 1892 and 1893, in which her services were made available on account of the unreliability of the torpedo gunboats that were participating.

Cathie was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on account of age on 2 February, 1907.

He served in the North Irish Coast Guard Division in the Great War. He died at home.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gustavus H. Yonge
Captain of H.M.S. Traveller
1 Oct, 1891[2][3]c. Apr, 1900[Inference]
Succeeded by
William Platt

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Sep 30, 1891; pg. 4; Issue 33443.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 307.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Sep 30, 1891; pg. 4; Issue 33443.