Robert Crosby Halahan

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Lieutenant-Commander Robert Crosby Halahan (5 April, 1885 – c. 11 June, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Halahan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 39 November, 1905.

Halahan was appointed in command of the submarine D 2 on 8 February, 1913.[1]

Halahan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 November, 1913.

On 23 March, 1914, he was appointed in command of the submarine D 6.[2]

He was lost in mid 1916 when his E 18 disappeared in the Baltic. While the date cannot be known, the official date of his death was recorded as 11 June, 1916.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. C 17
1 Feb, 1909[3] – 15 Jul, 1909
Succeeded by
Fitzroy H. D. Byron
Preceded by
Fitzroy H. D. Byron
Captain of H.M.S. C 18
15 Jul, 1909[4] – 14 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Martin E. Nasmith
Preceded by
Arthur G. Jameson
Captain of H.M.S. D 6
23 Mar, 1914[5] – 15 Apr, 1915
Succeeded by
Samuel A. Brooks
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 18
15 Apr, 1915 – late May, 1916[6]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 353.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 286.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 286. Date given here is the 12th.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 353.
  6. Wikipedia