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De Salis was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1901.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27335/pages/4780 no. 27335.  p. 4780.]  19 July, 1901.</ref>  On 5 September, 1902, De Salis was appointed to the ''Orion'' for torpedo boats in the Mediterranean.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 6 September, 1902.  Issue '''36866''', col A, p. 8.</ref>  
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De Salis was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1901.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27335/pages/4780 no. 27335.  p. 4780.]  19 July, 1901.</ref>  On 5 September, 1902, De Salis was appointed to the {{UK-2Orion}} for torpedo boats in the Mediterranean.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 6 September, 1902.  Issue '''36866''', col A, p. 8.</ref>  
  
 
De Salis was appointed to the {{UK-Juno|f=t}} on 26 January, 1904.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 26 January, 1904.  Issue '''37300''', col C, p. 11.</ref>
 
De Salis was appointed to the {{UK-Juno|f=t}} on 26 January, 1904.<ref>"Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 26 January, 1904.  Issue '''37300''', col C, p. 11.</ref>
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[Richard Bowles Farquhar|Richard B. Farquhar]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Hero (1885)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Hero'']]'''<br>19 May, 1898{{NLOct98|p. 257}}|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Cecil Gledstanes Treherne|Cecil G. Treherne]]'''}}
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{{TabApptsRow|Preceded by<br>'''[[George Latham Blacker Bennett|George L. B. Bennett]]'''|'''[[H.M.S. Scout (1885)|Captain of H.M.S. ''Scout'']]'''<br>5 Dec, 1899<ref>De Salis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.|D7590321}} f. 345.</ref> &ndash; 25 Sep, 1901<ref>De Salis Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.|D7590321}} f. 345.</ref>|Succeeded by<br>'''[[Ernest Frederick Augustus Gaunt|Ernest F. A. Gaunt]]'''}}
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Revision as of 00:50, 14 August 2017

Admiral SIR William Fane de Salis, K.B.E., M.V.O., Royal Navy, Retired (21 July, 1858 – 23 January, 1939) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

De Salis was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1882.[1]

De Salis was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1895, at the age of thirty-six years, eleven months, and nine days.[2]

Captain

De Salis was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1901.[3] On 5 September, 1902, De Salis was appointed to the Orion for torpedo boats in the Mediterranean.[4]

De Salis was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Juno on 26 January, 1904.[5]

He was appointed command of the battleship Revenge on 1 September, 1905.[6]

He was appointed command of the battleship Jupiter on 16 August, 1906.[7]

On 22 June, 1909, De Salis was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King Edward VII, vice King-Hall.[8]

This was followed by an appointment to command Russell in July 1909, a posting which was to last until March 1911.[9]

Flag Rank

De Salis was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 February, 1911, vice Denison.[10] In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, De Salis was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 2 March, 1913.[11]

Great War

On 6 March, 1915, De Salis was granted a temporary Commission as a Captain in the Royal Naval Reserve.[12]

He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 9 June, 1916.[13]

Post-War

De Salis was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1919.[14]

He was knighted and appointed a Knight Commander in the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) dated 30 December, 1922.[15]

De Salis was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 31 July, 1924.[16]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir William de Salis" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 24 January, 1939. Issue 48211, col D, p. 14.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 87
26 Jul, 1891[17] – 11 Aug, 1891[18]
Succeeded by
Clement Greatorex
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
7 Nov, 1895[19]
Succeeded by
William F. Blunt
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Haughty
18 Aug, 1896[20] – 1 Dec, 1897[21]
Succeeded by
John M. de Robeck
Preceded by
Richard B. Farquhar
Captain of H.M.S. Hero
19 May, 1898[22]
Succeeded by
Cecil G. Treherne
Preceded by
George L. B. Bennett
Captain of H.M.S. Scout
5 Dec, 1899[23] – 25 Sep, 1901[24]
Succeeded by
Ernest F. A. Gaunt
Preceded by
Charles E. Madden
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
5 Sep, 1902[25][26]
Succeeded by
Francis G. Dineley
Preceded by
Frederick F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Mersey
30 Jun, 1903[27] – 25 Jan, 1904[28]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
David Beatty
Captain of H.M.S. Juno
26 Jan, 1904[29] – 2 Jan, 1905[30]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. Christian
Preceded by
Charles G. Dicken
Captain of H.M.S. Blake
3 Jan, 1905[31] – 12 Mar, 1905[32]
Succeeded by
Spencer V. Y. de Horsey
Preceded by
Thomas B. S. Adair
Captain of H.M.S. Gladiator
13 Mar, 1905[33] – 31 Aug, 1905[34]
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent
Preceded by
Arthur A. C. Galloway
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
1 Sep, 1905[35] – 15 Aug, 1906[36]
Succeeded by
Frederick C. A. Ogilvy
Preceded by
Herbert A. Warren
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
16 Aug, 1906[37] – 18 Jun, 1907[38]
Succeeded by
Cresswell J. Eyres
Preceded by
Arthur D. Ricardo
Captain of H.M.S. Russell
31 Jul, 1909[39] – 20 Feb, 1911[40]
Succeeded by
Stuart Nicholson

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25123. p. 3031. 30 June, 1882.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26647. p. 4233. 26 July, 1895.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27335. p. 4780. 19 July, 1901.
  4. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 6 September, 1902. Issue 36866, col A, p. 8.
  5. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 26 January, 1904. Issue 37300, col C, p. 11.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 24 August, 1905. Issue 37794, col A, p. 9.
  7. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 320.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28266. p. 5063. 2 July, 1909.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 28464. p. 1042. 10 February, 1911.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 28697. p. 1757. 7 March, 1913.
  12. The London Gazette: no. 29094. p. 2366. 9 March, 1915.
  13. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 29621. p. 5828. 13 June, 1916.
  14. The London Gazette: no. 31112. p. 364. 7 January, 1919.
  15. The London Gazette: no. 32782. p. 6. (Supplement) 1 January, 1923.
  16. The London Gazette: no. 32962. p. 5889. 5 August, 1924.
  17. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  18. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  19. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 218.
  20. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  21. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 75.
  22. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 257.
  23. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  24. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  25. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 286.
  26. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 6 September, 1902. Issue 36866, col A, p. 8.
  27. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  28. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  29. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 26 January, 1904. Issue 37300, col C, p. 11.
  30. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  31. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  32. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  33. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  34. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  35. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 24 August, 1905. Issue 37794, col A, p. 9.
  36. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  37. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 320.
  38. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  39. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.
  40. De Salis Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 345.