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{{CommRN}} '''Russell Hamilton McBean''', D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (3 March, 1894 – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CommRN}} '''Russell Hamilton McBean''', D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (3 March, 1894 – 30 September, 1963) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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The son of iron and steel merchant Thomas McBean, Esq..
  
On 26 November, 1903, McBean was appointed to the C.M.B. base H.M.S. ''Hornet'' (the former {{UK-CMB102}}) for command of C.M.Bs..{{NLFeb26|p. 247}}
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Promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 May, 1916.
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He commanded {{UK-CMB31}} in the attack on Kronstadt Harbour 18 August, 1919.  He torpedoed the Russian {{RU-AndreiPervozvanny|f=t}}.
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On 26 November, 1923, McBean was appointed to the C.M.B. base H.M.S. ''Hornet'' (the former {{UK-CMB102}}) for command of C.M.Bs..{{NLFeb26|p. 247}}
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Promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 15 May, 1924.
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Promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 12 August, 1937.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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Revision as of 17:15, 30 May 2020

Commander Russell Hamilton McBean, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (3 March, 1894 – 30 September, 1963) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of iron and steel merchant Thomas McBean, Esq..

Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1916.

He commanded Template:UK-CMB31 in the attack on Kronstadt Harbour 18 August, 1919. He torpedoed the Russian Template:RU-AndreiPervozvanny.

On 26 November, 1923, McBean was appointed to the C.M.B. base H.M.S. Hornet (the former Template:UK-CMB102) for command of C.M.Bs..[1]

Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1924.

Promoted to the rank of Commander on 12 August, 1937.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James A. Douglas-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Mantis
Feb, 1929[2]
Succeeded by
Harry L. Howden
Preceded by
Guy L. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Pangbourne
16 Apr, 1934[3]
Succeeded by
George H. Faulkner

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 247.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 253.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 259.