William Harvey Pigott

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Vice-Admiral (retired) William Harvey Pigott, R.N. ( – 1 September, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Pigott was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1872.

Pigott was promoted to the rank of Commander on 11 July, 1882.

Appointed in command of Cruiser from 14 August, 1887 to 31 December, 1889.

Pigott was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1889.

Pigott was placed on the Retired List on 8 March, 1903 and promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 6 August, 1903 and to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 16 February, 1907.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Reginald F. H. Henderson
Captain of H.M.S. Ruby
29 Oct, 1891[1] – 1 Oct, 1894
Succeeded by
John Ferris
Preceded by
Arthur D. Fanshawe
Captain of H.M.S. Alexandra
25 Feb, 1895[2] – 28 Jan, 1897
Succeeded by
Charles J. Barlow
Preceded by
John W. Brackenbury
Naval Officer in Charge, Bermuda Royal Dockyard
28 Jan, 1897[3] – 1 Sep, 1899
Succeeded by
Thomas MacGill
Preceded by
Arthur R. F. Bailey
Captain of H.M.S. Cormorant
1 Sep, 1899[4] – 30 Oct, 1902
Succeeded by
Percy S. St. John

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 252.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 197.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 435.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 242.