Arthur Guy Norris Wyatt

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Vice-Admiral (retired) SIR Arthur Guy Norris Wyatt, K.B.E., C.B., R.N. (8 March, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of A. N. Wyatt, Esq., gentleman.

Wyatt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1915.

Already with the ship as navigator, Wyatt was appointed in temporary command of the survey ship Kellett on 15 November, 1921 during the absence of Commander Harvey.

Wyatt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1923.

Wyatt was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1929.

Wyatt was appointed in command of the survey ship Fitzroy and in command of survey vice Fryer, on 15 October, 1931. He stepped aside to take a Meteorology Course at the Air Ministry in mid-March 1932 but then returned to Fitzroy until being superseded on 12 June, 1932.

Wyatt was appointed in command of the survey ship Challenger and in command of survey from 12 June, 1932 until 28 August, 1935.

Wyatt was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1938.

World War II

Wyatt was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 July, 1945.

Wyatt was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Vice-Admiral on 22 October, 1948.

Wyatt was reverted to the Retired List on 7 August, 1950 and received permission to proceed to Australia, to be at the disposal of the Australian navy authorities in the first instance in the event of an emergency.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh S. Egerton
Captain of H.M.S. Beagle
19 Jun, 1918[1] – 29 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
Reginald W. English
Preceded by
Archibald C. Bucknell
as Captain of H.M.S. Merry Hampton
Captain of H.M.S. Herald
2 Dec, 1925 – 28 Jun, 1926
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Charles H. Knowles
Captain of H.M.S. Ormonde
10 Aug, 1926 – 8 Feb, 1927
Succeeded by
William V. Rice
Preceded by
William V. Rice
Captain of H.M.S. Beaufort
8 Feb, 1927[2] – 7 Oct, 1929
Succeeded by
William V. Rice
Preceded by
William V. Rice
Captain of H.M.S. Ormonde
7 Oct, 1929[3] – 15 Oct, 1931
Succeeded by
Douglas H. Fryer
Preceded by
Richard M. Southern
Captain of H.M.S. Endeavour
15 Feb, 1937[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John A. Edgell
Hydrographer of the Navy
1945 – 1950
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 738.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 217.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 256.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 236.