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'''Stewart Evelyn Forster''', ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} '''Stewart Evelyn Forster''', R.N., Retired (4 December, 1866 – 8 August, 1937) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Forster was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1903.
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Forster was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of {{CaptRN}} (retired) on 10 October, 1913.
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During the Great War, Forster was placed at [[Calais]] to oversee Transport until March, 1917 when he reverted to the Retired List.  However, on 5 May, he was made S.I.O., Humber where he stayed until superseded on 29 November, 1917.  At some point in 1917, Their Lordships expressed their displeasure that Forster stated that an officer had admitted being drunk, and that he had later withdrawn that assertion when it was questioned.
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Latest revision as of 20:26, 4 October 2018

Captain Stewart Evelyn Forster, R.N., Retired (4 December, 1866 – 8 August, 1937) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Wellington, New Zealand, the son of H. R. Forster, late of the 6th Dragoon Guards.

At the examinations for naval cadetships in mid 1879, Forster placed twenty-fourth out of thirty-seven successful candidates.[1]

Forster was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in January, 1889.

Forster was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1903.

Forster was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain (retired) on 10 October, 1913.

During the Great War, Forster was placed at Calais to oversee Transport until March, 1917 when he reverted to the Retired List. However, on 5 May, he was made S.I.O., Humber where he stayed until superseded on 29 November, 1917. At some point in 1917, Their Lordships expressed their displeasure that Forster stated that an officer had admitted being drunk, and that he had later withdrawn that assertion when it was questioned.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Maurice H. H. Nelson
Captain of H.M.S. Tyne
1 Oct, 1907[2] – 26 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Guy L. Sclater
Preceded by
?
King's Harbour Master, Dover
25 Feb, 1910 – 9 Oct, 1913
Succeeded by
Edward Winthrop
Preceded by
?
Divisional Naval Transport Officer, Calais
5 Aug, 1914 – Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Joseph Man

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 388.