Thomas Connolly

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) Thomas Connolly (16 August, 1874 – 29 January, 1954) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Promoted to Gunner on 4 January, 1902.[1]

Connolly was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 101 on 22 January, 1913.[2]

He was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 89 in May, 1914.[3]

Connolly was appointed to the monitor M.26 on 25 August, 1915. He remained with her until 12 January, 1917, when he was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 054.[4]

Promoted to Chief Gunner on 13 September, 1918.

Post-War

Appointed to Ajax on 9 July, 1919. Superseded in her on 20 October, 1921. Appointed in command of H.M.S. Flintshire (perhaps a tug?) on 10 September, 1921.

Connolly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 12 August, 1922 and superseded in command of Flintshire on 16 February, 1923.

Connolly was placed on the Retired List as medically unfit 15 May, 1923.

Connolly was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 12 August, 1930.

Died of a myocardial infarction.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George F. Hole
Captain of H.M. T.B. 101
5 Mar, 1912[5] – 14 Sep, 1912
Succeeded by
Henry W. McClelland
Preceded by
Charles G. Stuart
Captain of H.M. T.B. 076
14 Sep, 1912 – 21 Jan, 1913
Succeeded by
David C. Bargery
Preceded by
Frank C. Marston
Captain of H.M. T.B. 89
May, 1914[6] – Jun, 1915
Succeeded by
William S. Nelson
Preceded by
Hugh R. Troup
Captain of H.M. T.B. 054
12 Jan, 1917[7] – 16 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 16.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 401.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 401.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 958.