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'''William George Ainslie Kennedy''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CaptRN}} (retired) '''William George Ainslie Kennedy''', R.N. (16 September, 1873 – 25 November, 1938) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Kennedy was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 June, 1896.
  
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Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Boxer|f=t}} in June, 1905.{{NLJan07|p. 286}}
 
Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Boxer|f=t}} in June, 1905.{{NLJan07|p. 286}}
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Kennedy was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1907.
  
 
Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Syren|f=t}} on 4 June, 1913.{{NLJul13|p. 381}}
 
Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Syren|f=t}} on 4 June, 1913.{{NLJul13|p. 381}}
  
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Thetis|f=t}} on 30 January, 1914.{{NLApr14|p. 382}}
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Thetis|f=t}} on 30 January, 1914.{{NLApr14|p. 382}}
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Kennedy was interned in Norway following the loss of the {{UK-India|f=t}} under his command on 8 August, 1915.
  
 
On 11 March, 1919, Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Diadem|f=t}}.{{NLJan21|p. 759}}
 
On 11 March, 1919, Kennedy was appointed in command of the {{UK-Diadem|f=t}}.{{NLJan21|p. 759}}
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Kennedy was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 22 October, 1921.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:08, 26 September 2017

Captain (retired) William George Ainslie Kennedy, R.N. (16 September, 1873 – 25 November, 1938) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Kennedy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1896.

Kennedy was appointed in command of the destroyer Boxer in June, 1905.[1]

Kennedy was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1907.

Kennedy was appointed in command of the destroyer Syren on 4 June, 1913.[2]

He was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Thetis on 30 January, 1914.[3]

Kennedy was interned in Norway following the loss of the armed merchant cruiser India under his command on 8 August, 1915.

On 11 March, 1919, Kennedy was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Diadem.[4]

Kennedy was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 22 October, 1921.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil D. S. Raikes
Captain of H.M.S. Boxer
Jun, 1905[5] – mid 1907[6][7]
Succeeded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Preceded by
Kenneth F. Sworder
Captain of H.M.S. Syren
4 Jun, 1913[8] – Aug, 1913
Succeeded by
Gilbert C. W. Crispin
Preceded by
Valentine E. B. Phillimore
Captain of H.M.S. Thetis
30 Jan, 1914[9]
Succeeded by
Ralph S. Wykes-Sneyd
Preceded by
Ernest G. H. Du Boulay
Captain of H.M.S. Diadem
11 Mar, 1919[10]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 286.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 381.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 759.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 286.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 286.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 9 July, 1907. Issue 38380, col D, p. 12.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 381.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 382.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 759.