Robert William Craigie

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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 was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1886.[1]

Craigie was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 August, 1900, vice Lloyd.[2]

Craigie succeeded Rear-Admiral Swinton C. Holland as Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard on 2 September, 1902.[3]

He was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 2 July, 1908, vice Henderson.[4] 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.[5]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 25604. p. 3189. 2 July, 1886.
  2. London Gazette: no. 27219. p. 4945. 10 August, 1900.
  3. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 2 September, 1902. Issue 36862, col A, pg. 4.
  4. London Gazette: no. 28156. p. 4940. 7 July, 1908.
  5. London Gazette: no. 28193. p. 8028. 6 November, 1908.

Bibliography

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

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