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  • ...rose to become the head of the torpedo-arm which he re-organised into the torpedo inspectorate. ...n monarchy he had to go into hiding, such was the hatred displayed against officers in Berlin. He withdrew to a friend's house in the German countryside to wr
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  • ...rse in Gunnery, in which he obtained First Class marks, and a Second Class Torpedo certificate. He was appointed to the corvette {{UK-2Diamond}} on the [[Aust ...his return was appointed to ''Excellent'' for Short Courses in Gunnery and Torpedo, obtaining First Classes in both. On 17 July he was appointed to the cruise
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  • ...l advise the First Sea Lord on all matters affecting the general system of torpedo exercises of the Fleet and all military questions connected therewith. ..., when required by the Second Sea Lord, advise on questions connected with torpedo training.
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  • ...nt two years in the [[H.M.S. Vernon (Torpedo Training School)|''Vernon'']] torpedo school with an additional six months as staff officer of that establishment In 1892 he was appointed Torpedo Lieutenant of the ''Royal Sovereign'', Flagship of the Channel Squadron, an
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  • ...{{LieutRN}} [[Cecil Stanley Sandford|Cecil S. Sandford]], ''Invincible'''s Torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJan15|p. 338}} They were rescued by the {{UK-Badger|f=t}}. [[Category:Royal Navy Officers Educated at Stubbington House School]]
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  • ...2? 1883?) until May 1885, spending his last month commanding second-class torpedo boats.<ref>Service chits in Bethell I/1/3 at Liddell Hart Centre for Milita ...War Staff in London. We do not want unnecessarily to widen the circle of officers who are privy to Admiralty secrets. Sir A. Bethell knows everything and ca
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  • ...B, p. 6.</ref> He was appointed to {{UK-Vernon}} on 11 January, 1884 as a torpedo Lieutenant.{{NLJul84|p. 249}} ...ton was appointed in command of the torpedo school ship [[H.M.S. Defiance (Torpedo Training School)|''Defiance'']] at Devonport on 1 November, 1897.<ref>"Nava
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  • ...he [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]]. Having specialised as a torpedo officer, he was employed intermittently at the [[Admiralty]] between period ...d was given another survey six weeks later and found fit on 2 April. As a torpedo officer he served in several battleships, including two years in the {{UK-M
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  • .../99. f. 55.</ref> From 2 February to 13 March, 1914, he took Gunnery and Torpedo Courses.<ref>Allenby Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/42.|D7601988}} f. 47.</
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  • ...ed to the steam frigate ''Inconstant'', on 24 August, 1880. May served as Torpedo Lieutenant. Two weeks later ''Inconstant'' became flagship of a Detached S ...d Baronet|Arthur Wilson]] of ''Vernon'' in evaluating a new Fiume Mark III torpedo against the service's R.L. torpedoes Marks I and II, carrying out these tes
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  • ...taff of the ''Vernon'' was appointed in 1899 to the {{UK-Jupiter|f=t}} for torpedo duties. ...his subject under the title "The Evolution of the Submarine Boat, Mine and Torpedo".
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  • ...mander, Kerr obtained his first seagoing command experience in a series of torpedo boat destroyer appointments, the first being {{UK-Bittern}}, dated 19 April ...Marine, Churchill described Kerr as "one of the most gifted and brilliant officers in our service, of whom we fully expect in the future that he will rise at
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  • ...,{{NLJul78|p. 249}} a hulk in Portsmouth harbour recently established as a torpedo school. For the next three years Wilson devoted his great talent and energ
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  • ...This design also was very adversely criticised by Reed, and by many naval officers, and others. The defence was again left largely to White; the Admiralty eve ...ge armoured cruisers were built to White's designs. Many smaller cruisers, torpedo boat destroyers, and miscellaneous vessels, were designed by White and buil
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  • ...he was appointed to ''Excellent'' for a short course in gunnery, and for a torpedo course in ''Vernon'' from 15 March to 27 April. He was appointed to ''Ruby ...an's supersession was a great shock, and aroused surprise among many naval officers, his successor included.<ref>"I hope never to live again through such a tim
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  • ...attleship (1900), over 300 pages in length, became notorious. Nevertheless officers with distinguished careers ahead of them, such as [[Alfred Ernle Montacute ...officers. All ratings dress had to be correct to the smallest detail and officers had to wear stiff-fronted shirts and cuffs which we found to be an annoying
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  • ...tguard ships for an annual cruise "to carry out evolutions and gunnery and torpedo exercises in company." The [[Senior Naval Lord]], [[Walter Talbot Kerr|Lor ...|Cruiser Squadron]], the Coastguard ships, and the [[Inspecting Captain of Torpedo Boat Destroyers]].<ref>Admiralty letter M.0375 of 30 July, 1902. The Natio
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  • ...College with a Third Class pass, and in May obtained a Third Class pass in Torpedo work and a Second Class pass in Gunnery work in August. ...was noted to be "very attentive, but sick ⅓ of the term."<ref>Record of Officers attending the Royal Naval War College. The National Archives. ADM 203/99.
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  • ...)|''Sultan'']] on 10 January, 1884, having attained second class passes in torpedo, gunnery and a first class pass in pilotage.<ref name=Record105/> ...ointed to ''Sultan''. On 26 September, 1885 his application to qualify in torpedo duties was duly noted. He had been expecting to be appointed Flag-Lieutena
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  • ...invented the appurtenance that became known as "[[Longmore's Disc]]" for [[Torpedo Director]]s.{{FC}} ...rt of Enquiry into "attempted looting at Ypres by certain R.N. Air Service Officers" led to him incurring Their Lordships' displeasure. He was reverted to sea
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