Russell Hamilton McBean

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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


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