William Marrack

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Admiral William Marrack, Royal Navy, Retired (18 February, 1847 – 23 January, 1926) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 4 April, 1870.[1]

Marrack was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1882.[2]

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1888.[3]

In March 1897, he became Captain of Royal Oak, staying with her for two years.

Marrack was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 24 January, 1902, vice Jackson.[4] He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 11 November, 1906, vice Beresford.[5]

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, he was placed on the Retired List, at his own request, on 17 November, 1906.[6] He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 10 February, 1911.[7]

Marrack died at Plymouth on 23 January, 1926 of a cerebral hemorrhage.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Marrack" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 26 January, 1926. Issue 44179, col E, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George W. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Linnet
31 Oct, 1885[9] – 7 Jan, 1886[10]
Succeeded by
Vernon A. Tisdall
Preceded by
Count Frederick C. Metaxa
Captain of H.M.S. Calypso
2 Nov, 1891[11] – 30 Apr, 1895[12]
Succeeded by
Harry L. F. Royle
Preceded by
Albert B. Jenkings
Captain of H.M.S. Collingwood
1 Mar, 1896[13]
Succeeded by
Henry C. Bigge
Preceded by
Burges Watson
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Oak
1 Mar, 1896[14] – 1899
Succeeded by
Walter H. B. Graham
Preceded by
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Captain of the Devonport Dockyard Reserve
30 Jun, 1899[15] – 24 Jan, 1902[16]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23605. p. 2099. 8 April, 1870.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25123. p. 3031. 30 June, 1882.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 601.
  4. The London Gazette: no. 27401. p. 582. 28 January, 1902.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27967. p. 7628. 13 November, 1906.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 27969. p. 7817. 20 November, 1906.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28464. p. 1042. 10 February, 1911.
  8. "Naval and Military" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 24 February, 1926. Issue 44204, col D, p. 7.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 216.
  10. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 861.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 207.
  12. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 861.
  13. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 852.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 292.
  15. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 861.
  16. Marrack Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/94. f. 861.