Arthur Caerlyon Stanford

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Commander Arthur Caerlyon Stanford, D.S.C. (20 October, 1904 – 17 January, 1942) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stanford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1926.[1]

Stanford was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1934.[2]

Stanford was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1938.[3]

Commanded Matabele from 15 April, 1941 to his death on 17 January, 1942 when she was sunk near Murmansk by a U-boat.[4]

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William D. G. Weir
Captain of H.M.S. Stronghold
27 Sep, 1934[5]
Succeeded by
Edward Neville
Preceded by
Renfrew Gotto
Captain of H.M.S. Encounter
25 Jan, 1936[6]
Succeeded by
Aubrey St. Clair-Ford
Preceded by
Robert St. V. Sherbrooke
Captain of H.M.S. Matabele
15 Apr, 1941 – 17 Jan, 1942
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. Uboat.net page on the man.
  2. Uboat.net page on the man.
  3. Uboat.net page on the man.
  4. Uboat.net page on the man.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 276.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.