Rowland Kyrle Cecil Pope

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Commander (retired) Rowland Kyrle Cecil Pope, D.S.O., O.B.E., R.N. (2 March, 1888 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Shropshire the son of Reverend A. Pope.

Pope was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1909.

Pope was appointed in command of the submarine C 38 on 4 March, 1913.[1]

Pope was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 67 on 19 June, 1917.[2]

Pope was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1917.

Pope was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 2 October, 1929.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James C. Wahab
Captain of H.M.S. C 35
8 Nov, 1911[3] – 1 May, 1912[4]
Succeeded by
Robert H. T. Raikes
Preceded by
Cecil P. Talbot
Captain of H.M.S. B 5
1 May, 1912[5] – 4 Mar, 1913
Succeeded by
Thomas Kerr
Preceded by
John R. A. Codrington
Captain of H.M.S. C 38
4 Mar, 1913[6] – 13 Mar, 1915
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. V 2
24 Jan, 1915[7] – 6 Feb, 1916[8]
Succeeded by
A. Gordon Hine
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. PC 67
19 Jun, 1917[9] – 26 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Aubrey E. D. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. P38
26 Feb, 1919[10] – 2 Sep, 1920
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Richardson
Preceded by
Ernest E. A. Betts
Resident Naval Officer and in Command Naval Depot, Port Said
17 Sep, 1935 – 24 Apr, 1936
Succeeded by
Henry A. Simpson
as Naval Officer in Charge, Port Said

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 377a.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  3. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  4. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  5. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 377a.
  7. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  8. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 857.