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Revision as of 21:39, 24 March 2016

Admiral Robert William Craigie, Royal Navy (25 July, 1849 – 21 August, 1911) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Craigie attended North Grove House at Southsea, and passed first out of 64 candidates for Naval Cadetships.[1]

Craigie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 3 September, 1872.[2]

For services in the South African War, he was promoted to the rank of Commander on 6 November, 1879.[3]

Craigie was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1886.[4]

Craigie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 August, 1900, vice Lloyd.[5]

Craigie succeeded Rear-Admiral Swinton C. Holland as Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard on 2 September, 1902.[6] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 24 February, 1905, vice Wilson.[7]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 2 July, 1908, vice Henderson.[8] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 5 November, 1908.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral R. W. Craigie" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 23 August, 1911. Issue 39671, col F, p. 9.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Hyacinth
1 Feb, 1889[10] – 1892
Succeeded by
Henry J. May
Preceded by
Wollaston C. Karslake
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
11 Jul, 1893[11]
Succeeded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Crescent
22 Feb, 1894[12]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Fisher
Preceded by
William M. Lang
Captain of H.M.S. Cambridge
29 Aug, 1898[13]
Succeeded by
Charles R. Arbuthnot
Preceded by
Swinton C. Holland
Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard
1 Sep, 1902[14]
Succeeded by
Alvin C. Corry

Footnotes

  1. "Classified Advertising" (Classified Advertising). The Times. Thursday, 16 April, 1863. Issue 24534, col B, p. 16.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 23893. p. 3923. 6 September, 1872.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 24780. p. 6317. 7 November, 1879.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 25604. p. 3189. 2 July, 1886.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27219. p. 4945. 10 August, 1900.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 September, 1902. Issue 36862, col A, p. 4.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27769. p. 1503. 28 February, 1905.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28156. p. 4940. 7 July, 1908.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 28193. p. 8028. 6 November, 1908.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 227.
  11. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 212.
  13. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 30 August, 1898. Issue 35608, col C, p. 5.
  14. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 September, 1902. Issue 36862, col A, p. 4.

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