Andrew Lumisden Strange

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Captain (retired) Andrew Lumisden Strange (9 January, 1851 – 24 June, 1942) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Madras, Strange was raised by his mother. He gained eleven months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Strange was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1902.

He was awarded the Commander Egerton Prize for 1905.

Strange was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.

Strange was promoted to the rank of Captain on 9 January, 1926.

Strange was adjudicated bankrupt on 10 July, 1928.

Died of congestive heart failure.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ernest A. Taylor
Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance
9 Jan, 1912 – 1 Nov, 1913
Succeeded by
Edward Altham
Preceded by
Richard Horne
Captain of H.M.S. Foresight
25 Jan, 1918 – 31 Jan, 1918
Succeeded by
Francis G. G. Chilton
Preceded by
Francis G. G. Chilton
Captain of H.M.S. Sentinel
31 Jan, 1918[1] – 1 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Alfred F. St. C. Armitage


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1919). p. 906.