Richard Lloyd Hamer

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Captain Richard Lloyd Hamer, R.N., Retired (13 January, 1884 – 16 December, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hamer was appointed in command of the destroyer Kestrel on 1 April, 1913.[1]

On 13 September, 1916, Hamer was appointed in command of the destroyer Rowena.[2]

Shortly after being appointed in command of Torch, Hamer was sent ashore to hospital on 14 December, 1921.[3]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald C. Harrison
Captain of H.M.S. Kestrel
1 Apr, 1913[4] – 22 Jul, 1913
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Onslow
Preceded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Nemesis
5 Mar, 1916 – 8 Sep, 1916
Succeeded by
Herbert Owen
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Rowena
13 Sep, 1916[5] – 12 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Lawrence D'O. Bignell
Preceded by
John J. C. Ridley
Captain of H.M.S. Tempest
14 Jul, 1919[6] – Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
Edward B. S. Bingham
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Stonehenge
Aug, 1919 – 3 Feb, 1920
Succeeded by
George O. Hewett
Preceded by
Vernon S. Butler
Captain of H.M.S. Torch
20 Nov, 1921[7] – Oct, 1922
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Fellowes
Preceded by
John D. Harvey
Captain of H.M.S. Tuscan
Oct, 1922 – Nov, 1922
Succeeded by
Donal S. McGrath

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 336.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 898.
  3. Torch's Log.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 336.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 898.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 916.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 822.