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Latest revision as of 20:47, 11 August 2017

Lieutenant Ronald Inglis Collier (30 April, 1890 – 31 May, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Norwood, the son of G.H. Collier, Esq..

Collier was praised for his excellent marks in 1910's Beaufort and Wharton Testimonial competition, and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 January, 1911.[1]

Lieutenant (T) Collier was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 30 on 29 July, 1914 for the Test Mobilisation.[2]

On 4 January, 1915, he moved to Hecla for torpedo duties, spending most of the year with her. On 22 December, 1915 he went to Carysfort for torpedo duties with her flotilla. This lasted until 28 Ap[ril, 1916 when he moved to Tipperary for torpedo duties. This proved unfortunate, as he died in her at the Battle of Jutland.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles C. de M. Malan
Captain of H.M. T.B. 30
29 Jul, 1914[3] – 4 Jan, 1915[4][5]
Succeeded by
Lionel S. M. Adam

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 16.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401.