Robert Wise Richardson

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Commander Robert Wise Richardson, D.S.O., R.N. (4 December, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Sevenoaks.

Richardson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1906.

On 4 June, 1912, Richardson was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 16.[1]

Richardson was appointed in command of the destroyer Ghurka on 6 September, 1914.[2]

Richardson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1914.

Richardson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1919.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 31 July, 1920.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Geoffrey Bashford
Captain of H.M. T.B. 99
1 Jan, 1906[3] – 24 Jan, 1907
Succeeded by
Charles R. Samson
Preceded by
Hubert E. Gore-Langton
Captain of H.M. T.B. 22
3 Mar, 1911[4] – Jun, 1912
Succeeded by
Geoffrey S. Holden
Preceded by
Henry R. Clifton-Mogg
Captain of H.M. T.B. 32
17 Apr, 1911 – 5 May, 1911
Succeeded by
Frederick F. W. Boehmer
Preceded by
Arthur L. Harrison
Captain of H.M. T.B. 16
4 Jun, 1912[5] – 10 Mar, 1914
Succeeded by
Alfred E. Evans
Preceded by
Hubert E. Gore-Langton
Captain of H.M.S. Ghurka
6 Sep, 1914[6] – 24 Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
Harold T. Baillie-Grohman
Preceded by
Claud F. Allsup
Captain of H.M.S. Legion
26 Jul, 1915[7] – 3 Nov, 1915
Succeeded by
Thomas G. Carter
Preceded by
John M. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Nicator
7 Jul, 1919 – 4 Nov, 1919
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 322.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 400.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1914). p. 400.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394h.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395j.