Alec Murray Carrie

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Lieutenant-Commander Alec Murray Carrie (2 March, 1895 – 12 November, 1895) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of stockbroker George Carrie.

Carrie was promoted to the rank of Midshipman on 15 September, 1912 upon passing out of the Training Establishment.[1] His first ship was the battleship Bellerophon of the First Battle Squadron. He remained in her until being appointed to the destroyer Kale on 2 June, 1915.

On 1 November 1915 he undertook instruction in submarines.

Carrie was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1916.

Carrie was appointed in command of the submarine L 5 on 22 July, 1919.[2]

Carrie was appointed to the battlecruiser Hood on 25 July, 1923 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 June, 1924. He remained in the ship until 1 November, 1924.

On 24 November, 1924, Carrie was appointed in command of the submarines M 1 and M 2 in reserve.

Carrie died when M 1, which was operating submerged in the English Channel, was sunk in a collision with S.S. Vidar on 12 November, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Geoffrey Warburton
Captain of H.M.S. L 5
22 Jul, 1919[3] – Jan, 1922
Succeeded by
Jermyn Rushbrooke
Preceded by
Henry G. Higgins
Captain of H.M.S. L 1
Jan, 1922 – Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
Maurice W. Bailward
Preceded by
Jermyn Rushbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. M 2
25 Nov, 1924[4] – 12 Nov, 1925
Succeeded by
James L. Boyd
Preceded by
Edward G. Stanley
Captain of H.M.S. M 1
25 Nov, 1924[5] – 12 Nov, 1925
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 13.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 798.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 798.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 252.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 252.