Thomas Kennedy Maxwell

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Captain Thomas Kennedy Maxwell, R.N. (30 June, 1883 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a merchant from Belfast.

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1905.

Maxwell was appointed Lieutenant & Commander of the destroyer Angler in January, 1913.[1]

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1913.

He was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 15 on 23 September, 1914.[2]

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1918.

Post-War

Retired at his own request on 26 April, 1920, Maxwell moved to British Columbia. He later tried to be re-instated but was informed there was a glut of Commanders.

World War II

Maxwell was promoted to the rank of Captain on 29 February, 1940.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles W. J. Howard
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
7 Sep, 1909[3] – 1 Feb, 1910
Succeeded by
De Courcy W. P. Ireland
Preceded by
Evelyn C. O. Thomson
Captain of H.M.S. Conflict
1 Feb, 1910 – 27 Jan, 1911
Succeeded by
Bernard J. H. Ward
Preceded by
Godfray Bruce Cargill
Captain of H.M.S. Dove
27 Jan, 1911 – 1 Mar, 1911
Succeeded by
Frederic A. H. Russel
Preceded by
Hugh J. Tweedie
Captain of H.M.S. Thrasher
1 Mar, 1911[4] – 26 Mar, 1912
Succeeded by
Reginald B. C. Hutchinson
Preceded by
Arthur G. H. Bond
Captain of H.M.S. Angler
13 May, 1912[5] – 28 Aug, 1912
Succeeded by
Thomas K. Maxwell
Preceded by
Geoffrey P. Russell
Captain of H.M.S. Mallard
28 Aug, 1912 – 9 Nov, 1912
Succeeded by
Henry W. Osburn
Preceded by
Thomas K. Maxwell
Captain of H.M.S. Angler
9 Nov, 1912 – Dec, 1913
Succeeded by
Frederick E. C. Hurst
Preceded by
Henry F. Minchin
Captain of H.M. T.B. 15
23 Sep, 1914[6] – Mar, 1915
Succeeded by
Francis E. H. G. Hobart
Preceded by
George L. D. Gibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Crusader
27 Apr, 1915 – 15 Jun, 1915
Succeeded by
Robert H. Coppinger

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 278.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 324.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 386.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 278.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 400.