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'''Victor Essendene Ward''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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Captain '''Victor Essendene Ward''' (17 February, 1887 – 25 January, 1965) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Ward was appointed to the {{UK-Swiftsure|f=t}} on 17 July, 1905.<ref>Ward Service Record.  While serving aboard ''Swiftsure'', Ward was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 June, 1906.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
  
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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}}</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}}</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}}</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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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>
 
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 promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 31 December, 1916.<ref>Ward Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/50/300}}</ref>
  
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-K12|f=t}} on 27 October, 1919.{{NLJan21|p. 796}}
 
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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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>
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 15:48, 30 April 2014

Captain Victor Essendene Ward (17 February, 1887 – 25 January, 1965) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ward was appointed to the battleship Swiftsure on 17 July, 1905.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

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.[1]

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.[2][3]

Ward was appointed in command of the submarine A 2 on 8 November, 1911.[4]

Ward was appointed in command of the submarine A 6 on 8 March, 1912.[5]

Ward was appointed in command of the submarine C 18 on 2 August, 1912.[6]

Ward was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1916.[7]

He was appointed in command of the submarine K 12 on 27 October, 1919.[8]

Ward was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1922.[9]

Ward was promoted to the rank of Captain on the Retired List on 18 July, 1933.[10]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1912). pp. 270, 270b, 280.
  3. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  4. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  5. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  6. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  7. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 796.
  9. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300
  10. Ward Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/300

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments