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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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Latest revision as of 16:50, 2 June 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
Preceded by
Augustine W. S. Agar
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
Oct, 1936[Inference] – 3 Nov, 1936[4]
Succeeded by
William S. Bardwell

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.
  4. Bardwell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/54/87. f. 87.