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==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} with seniority of 3 September, 1872.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/23893/pages/3923 no. 23893p. 3923.] 6 September, 1872.</ref>
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Craigie attended North Grove House at Southsea, and passed first out of 64 candidates for Naval Cadetships.<ref>"Classified Advertising" (Classified Advertising).  ''The Times''.  Thursday, 16 April, 1863Issue '''24534''', col B, p. 16.</ref>
  
For services in the South African War, he was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 6 November, 1879.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24780/pages/6317 no. 24780.  p. 6317.]  7 November, 1879.</ref>
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Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} with seniority of 3 September, 1872.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/23893/pages/3923 no. 23893.  p. 3923.]  6 September, 1872.</ref>
  
Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1886.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25604/pages/3189 no. 25604.  p. 3189.]  2 July, 1886.</ref>
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For services in the South African War, he was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 6 November, 1879.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24780/pages/6317 no. 24780.  p. 6317.]  7 November, 1879.</ref>
  
Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 10 August, 1900, vice [[Rodney Maclaine Lloyd|Lloyd]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27219/pages/4945 no. 27219.  p. 4945.]  10 August, 1900.</ref>
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Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1886.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/25604/pages/3189 no. 25604.  p. 3189.]  2 July, 1886.</ref>
  
Craigie succeeded Rear-Admiral [[Swinton Colthurst Holland|Swinton C. Holland]] as [[Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard]] on 2 September, 1902.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 2 September, 1902.  Issue '''36862''', col A, pg. 4.</ref>  He was promoted to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on 24 February, 1905, vice [[Arthur Knyvet Wilson, Third Baronet|Wilson]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27769/pages/1503 no. 27769.  p. 1503.]  28 February, 1905.</ref>
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In September 1887, Craigie was sent to {{UK-Vernon}} for a special full-pay Torpedo Course.
  
He was promoted to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on 2 July, 1908, vice [[William Hannam Henderson|Henderson]].<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28156/pages/4940 no. 28156.  p. 4940.]  7 July, 1908.</ref>  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.<ref>''London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28193/pages/8028 no. 28193.  p. 8028.]  6 November, 1908.</ref>
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Craigie was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 10 August, 1900, vice [[Rodney Maclaine Lloyd|Lloyd]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27219/pages/4945 no. 27219.  p. 4945.]  10 August, 1900.</ref>
  
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Craigie succeeded Rear-Admiral [[Swinton Colthurst Holland|Swinton C. Holland]] as [[Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard]] on 2 September, 1902.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 2 September, 1902.  Issue '''36862''', col A, p. 4.</ref>  He was promoted to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on 24 February, 1905, vice [[Arthur Knyvet Wilson, Third Baronet|Wilson]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27769/pages/1503 no. 27769.  p. 1503.]  28 February, 1905.</ref>
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He was promoted to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on 2 July, 1908, vice [[William Hannam Henderson|Henderson]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28156/pages/4940 no. 28156.  p. 4940.]  7 July, 1908.</ref>  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.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/28193/pages/8028 no. 28193.  p. 8028.]  6 November, 1908.</ref>
  
 
==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
 
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*"Admiral R. W. Craigie" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 23 August, 1911.  Issue '''39671''', col F, pg. 9.
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*"Admiral R. W. Craigie" (Obituaries).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 23 August, 1911.  Issue '''39671''', col F, p. 9.
 
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7916478&queryType=1&resultcount=6 ADM 196/38.]
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*The National Archives.  [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/details-result.asp?Edoc_Id=7904709&queryType=1&resultcount=12 ADM 196/17.]
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Swinton Colthurst Holland|Swinton C. Holland]]'''|'''[[Chatham Royal Dockyard|Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard]]'''<br>1 Sep, 1902<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 2 September, 1902.  Issue '''36862''', col A, p. 4.</ref> &ndash; 2 Sep, 1905<ref>Craigie Service Record {{TNA|ADM 196/38/258.|D7600997}} f. 264.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Alvin Coote Corry|Alvin C. Corry]]'''}}
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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]

In September 1887, Craigie was sent to Vernon for a special full-pay Torpedo Course.

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
Edmund G. Bourke
Captain of H.M.S. Hyacinth
1 Feb, 1889[10][11] – 10 Oct, 1892[12]
Succeeded by
Henry J. May
Preceded by
Wollaston C. Karslake
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
11 Jul, 1893[13]
Succeeded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Crescent
22 Feb, 1894[14][15] – 2 Aug, 1894[16]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Fisher
Preceded by
Tynte F. Hammill
Captain of H.M.S. Camperdown
2 Aug, 1894[17][18] – 28 May, 1898[19]
Succeeded by
Harry F. Hughes-Hallett
Preceded by
William M. Lang
Captain of H.M.S. Cambridge
29 Aug, 1898[20] – 10 Aug, 1900[21]
Succeeded by
Charles R. Arbuthnot
Preceded by
Swinton C. Holland
Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard
1 Sep, 1902[22] – 2 Sep, 1905[23]
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. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 227.
  12. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  13. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  14. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  15. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 212.
  16. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  17. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 210.
  19. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.
  20. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 30 August, 1898. Issue 35608, col C, p. 5.
  21. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264. Some inference here.
  22. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 September, 1902. Issue 36862, col A, p. 4.
  23. Craigie Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/38/258. f. 264.