Alvin Coote Corry

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Rear-Admiral Alvin Coote Corry, Royal Navy (23 October, 1849 – 25 January, 1907) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 5 February, 1872, Corry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 29 December, 1871.[1]

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

Corry was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1890.[3]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Hood on 9 December, 1898.[Citation needed]

In March, 1901, he was appointed in command of the second class battleship Camperdown.[4]

Corry was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King Edward VII on 23 July, 1901, vice Curzon-Howe.[5]

On 14 February, 1902, Corry was appointed as Captain in Charge of Medway Fleet Reserve.[6]

Flag Rank

Corry was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 31 August, 1903.[7]

Corry was appointed Admiral Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard on 2 September, 1905.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Rear-Admiral A. C. Corry" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 26 January, 1907. Issue 38240, col A, p. 10.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Burges Watson
Captain of Training Ship H.M.S. St. Vincent
25 Jun, 1887[9]
Succeeded by
Crawford J. M. Conybeare
Preceded by
George L. Pöe
Captain of H.M.S. Hydra
before 22 Jul, 1890
Succeeded by
Vernon A. Tisdall
Preceded by
George A. Primrose
Captain of H.M.S. Apollo
18 Jul, 1894
Succeeded by
Horatio N. Dudding
Preceded by
Horatio N. Dudding
Captain of H.M.S. Apollo
8 Jul, 1896
Succeeded by
Philip F. Tillard
Preceded by
Arthur C. B. Bromley
Captain of H.M.S. Hood
9 Dec, 1898[10] – 1900
Succeeded by
John E. Blaxland
Preceded by
Harry F. Hughes-Hallett
Captain of H.M.S. Camperdown
5 Jul, 1900[11] – 14 Feb, 1902
Succeeded by
Herbert A. W. Onslow
Preceded by
William C. C. Forsyth
Captain of the Medway Fleet Reserve
14 Feb, 1902[12]
Succeeded by
Archibald J. Pocklington
Preceded by
Robert W. Craigie
Admiral Superintendent, Chatham Dockyard
2 Sep, 1905[13]
Succeeded by
George A. Giffard

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 23826. p. 510. 9 February, 1872.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 25123. p. 3031. 30 June, 1882.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 26080. p. 4536. 19 August, 1890.
  4. Naval and Military Intelligence The Times (London). Friday, 1 March 1901. Issue 36391, p. 11.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 27350. p. 5738. 30 August, 1901.
  6. Corry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 235.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 27594. p. 5542. 4 September, 1903.
  8. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 September, 1905. Issue 37802, col D, p. 8.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1888). p. 252.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 259.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 237.
  12. Corry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 235.
  13. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 2 September, 1905. Issue 37802, col D, p. 8.