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Captain '''Victor Essendene Ward''' (17 February, 1887 – 25 January, 1965) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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Captain '''Victor Essendene Ward''' (17 February, 1887 – 25 January, 1956) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
Midshipman Ward was appointed to the {{UK-Swiftsure|f=t}} on 17 July, 1905.{{NLDec05|p. 381}} While serving aboard ''Swiftsure'', Ward was promoted to {{SubRN}} on 15 June, 1906.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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Ward was born in Victoria, British Columbia, the son of R. Ward, Esquire, a merchant.  he gained two months' time on passing out of {{UK-1Britannia}} and joining {{UK-Hannibal}} in the Channel for a half year before being appointed to {{UK-Montagu}} in the Mediterranean on 28 July, 1903. He would suffer from the climate after a year in the ship, being diagnosed with typhoid in mid August 1904 before finally catching enteric fever, which necessitated his being invalided from the ship on 2 November, 1904Sent home by P. & O. steamer ''Somali'', he would not regain fitness before 14 July, 1905 and was appointed to the {{UK-Swiftsure|f=t}} three days later.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
Ward was appointed to the {{UK-Talbot|f=t}} on 9 August, 1907, and was promoted {{LieutRN}} on 31 December, 1908 while serving aboard her.  It was possibly during his time in ''Talbot'' that Ward developed an interest in submarines, to judge by a November 1908 report by [[Bentinck John Davies Yelverton|Captain Yelverton]]: "Rec'd for S/Ms & for promotion".<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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While serving aboard ''Swiftsure'', Ward was promoted to {{SubRN}} on 15 June, 1906.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
Upon leaving ''Talbot'', Ward began his career in submarines upon appointment to the {{UK-Mercury}} "for instr[uctio]n in S/M's" on 11 January, 1909After completing the instructional course he served in submarines attached to ''Mercury'' at Portsmouth from 1 April, 1909.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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Ward was appointed to the {{UK-Talbot|f=t}} on 9 August, 1907, and was promoted {{LieutRN}} on 31 December, 1908 while serving aboard herIt was possibly during his time in ''Talbot'' that Ward developed an interest in submarines, to judge by a November 1908 report by [[Bentinck John Davies Yelverton|Captain Yelverton]]: "Rec'd for S/Ms & for promotion".<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
On 1 July, 1911, Ward was appointed additional to the protected cruiser-turned-depôt ship {{UK-Arrogant}} for service with submarines of either Section IV or Section V.{{NLJan12|pp. 270, 270''b'', 280}}<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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Upon leaving ''Talbot'', Ward began his career in submarines upon appointment to the {{UK-Mercury}} "for instr[uctio]n in S/M's" on 11 January, 1909.  After completing the instructional course he served in submarines attached to ''Mercury'' at Portsmouth from 1 April, 1909.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
Ward was appointed in command of the {{UK-A2|f=t}} on 8 November, 1911.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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On 1 July, 1911, Ward was appointed additional to the protected cruiser-turned-depôt ship {{UK-Arrogant}} for service with submarines of either Section IV or Section V.{{NLJan12|pp. 270, 270''b'', 280}}<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
Ward was appointed in command of the {{UK-A6|f=t}} on 8 March, 1912.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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Ward was appointed in command of the {{UK-A2|f=t}} on 8 November, 1911.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
Ward was appointed in command of the {{UK-C18|f=t}} on 2 August, 1912.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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Ward was appointed in command of the {{UK-A6|f=t}} on 8 March, 1912, but remained in her only until being appointed in command of the {{UK-C18|f=t}} on 2 August, 1912, in which he would serve through the first thirteen months of the [[Great War]].<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
  
 
==Great War==
 
==Great War==
Ward was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 31 December, 1916.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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On 24 February, 1915, Ward was hospitalised for influenza.  He emerged, fit, on 2 March.  He left {{UK-C18}} on 18 September 1915 when he was appointed to {{UK-W3}}, to assume command upon her commissioning.
  
==Post-war==
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Ward was superseded in {{UK-W4}} on 24 July 1916 and appointed to {{UK-E33}}.  Ward was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 31 December, 1916.<ref>Ward Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-K12|f=t}} on 27 October, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 796}}
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Ward was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1922.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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OPn 10 February 1918, Ward was appointed to {{UK-L15}}, to take command upon her commissioning, on 18 July 1918, Ward was admitted to Shotley, suffering from a woundHe was found fit on 3 September and returned to {{UK-L15}}.
  
Ward was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on the Retired List on 18 July, 1933.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
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==Post-War==
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Ward left ''L 15'' on in June, 1919 and was appointed to command {{UK-K2}}, but left before year-end when he was appointed in command of the {{UK-K12|f=t}} on 27 October, 1919.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
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Ward was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1922.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
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Ward was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of {{CaptRN}} on the Retired List on 18 July, 1933.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300.|D7604712}} f. 323.</ref>
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==World War II==
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Ward was appointed in September 1939 to fulfill a variety of positions in Singapore regarding the [[Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve]] and as Senior Officer, Auxiliary Vessels and placed in charge of Port Patrol and Minesweeping.  {{TBC}}
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Latest revision as of 12:04, 26 February 2019

Captain Victor Essendene Ward (17 February, 1887 – 25 January, 1956) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ward was born in Victoria, British Columbia, the son of R. Ward, Esquire, a merchant. he gained two months' time on passing out of Britannia and joining Hannibal in the Channel for a half year before being appointed to Montagu in the Mediterranean on 28 July, 1903. He would suffer from the climate after a year in the ship, being diagnosed with typhoid in mid August 1904 before finally catching enteric fever, which necessitated his being invalided from the ship on 2 November, 1904. Sent home by P. & O. steamer Somali, he would not regain fitness before 14 July, 1905 and was appointed to the battleship Swiftsure three days later.[1]

While serving aboard Swiftsure, Ward was promoted to Sub-Lieutenant on 15 June, 1906.[2]

Ward was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Talbot on 9 August, 1907, and was promoted Lieutenant on 31 December, 1908 while serving aboard her. It was possibly during his time in Talbot that Ward developed an interest in submarines, to judge by a November 1908 report by Captain Yelverton: "Rec'd for S/Ms & for promotion".[3]

Upon leaving Talbot, Ward began his career in submarines upon appointment to the Mercury "for instr[uctio]n in S/M's" on 11 January, 1909. After completing the instructional course he served in submarines attached to Mercury at Portsmouth from 1 April, 1909.[4]

On 1 July, 1911, Ward was appointed additional to the protected cruiser-turned-depôt ship Arrogant for service with submarines of either Section IV or Section V.[5][6]

Ward was appointed in command of the submarine A 2 on 8 November, 1911.[7]

Ward was appointed in command of the submarine A 6 on 8 March, 1912, but remained in her only until being appointed in command of the submarine C 18 on 2 August, 1912, in which he would serve through the first thirteen months of the Great War.[8]

Great War

On 24 February, 1915, Ward was hospitalised for influenza. He emerged, fit, on 2 March. He left C 18 on 18 September 1915 when he was appointed to W 3, to assume command upon her commissioning.

Ward was superseded in W 4 on 24 July 1916 and appointed to E 33. Ward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1916.[9]

OPn 10 February 1918, Ward was appointed to L 15, to take command upon her commissioning, on 18 July 1918, Ward was admitted to Shotley, suffering from a wound. He was found fit on 3 September and returned to L 15.

Post-War

Ward left L 15 on in June, 1919 and was appointed to command K 2, but left before year-end when he was appointed in command of the submarine K 12 on 27 October, 1919.[10]

Ward was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.[11]

Ward was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on the Retired List on 18 July, 1933.[12]

World War II

Ward was appointed in September 1939 to fulfill a variety of positions in Singapore regarding the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and as Senior Officer, Auxiliary Vessels and placed in charge of Port Patrol and Minesweeping. [TO BE CONTINUED - TONE]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald E. B. Carter
Captain of H.M.S. A 2
8 Nov, 1911[13][14] – 8 Mar, 1912[15]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Stephen C. Lyttelton
Captain of H.M.S. A 6
8 Mar, 1912[16] – 2 Aug, 1912[17]
Succeeded by
Edward W. B. Ryan
Preceded by
Archibald M. Willoughby
Captain of H.M.S. C 18
2 Aug, 1912[18] – 8 Sep, 1915[19]
Succeeded by
Douglas M. Hervey-Macleay
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. W 3
8 Sep, 1915[20] – 24 Jul, 1916[21]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. E 33
24 Jul, 1916[22] – 10 Feb, 1918[23]
Succeeded by
James A. P. Blackburn
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. L 15
10 Feb, 1918[24] – 26 Jul, 1918[25]
Succeeded by
Colin Cantlie
Preceded by
Colin Cantlie
Captain of H.M.S. L 15
9 Sep, 1918[26] – 23 Jun, 1919[27]
Succeeded by
Robert N. Stopford
Preceded by
Reginald B. Darke
Captain of H.M.S. K 2
23 Jun, 1919[28] – 27 Oct, 1919[29]
Succeeded by
John F. Hutchings
Preceded by
Gilbert E. Venning
Captain of H.M.S. K 12
27 Oct, 1919[30] – 22 Oct, 1921[31]
Succeeded by
William R. Richardson
Preceded by
Francis J. H. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Marazion
6 Jan, 1922[32][33] – 27 Jan, 1923[34]
Succeeded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Preceded by
David Wardlaw-Ramsay
Captain of H.M.S. Magnolia
27 Jan, 1923[35] – 3 May, 1924[36]
Succeeded by
Hugh B. Robinson
Preceded by
William R. Richardson
Captain of H.M.S. Ross
3 Dec, 1924[37][38] – 3 Dec, 1926[39]
Succeeded by
James L. Boyd

Footnotes

  1. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  2. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  3. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  4. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1912). pp. 270, 270b, 280.
  6. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  7. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  8. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  9. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  10. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  11. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  12. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  13. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 23, 1911; pg. 4; Issue 39723.
  14. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  15. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  16. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  17. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  18. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  19. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  20. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  21. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  22. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  23. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  24. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  25. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  26. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  27. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  28. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  29. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  30. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 796.
  31. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  32. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  33. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 783.
  34. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  35. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  36. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  37. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 265a.
  38. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.
  39. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300. f. 323.