Basil Owen Bell-Salter
Life & Career
Born in Ryke, Regis the son of a reverend.
Bell-Salter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1910.
Bell-Salter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1918.
Bell-Salter was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1925.
Bell-Salter was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 1 February, 1934. He was given permission to accept service in the Colombian Navy, subject to the provisions of the Foreign Enlistment Act.
Bell-Salter was promoted to the rank of Acting Captain on 10 November, 1938.
World War II
Thomas G. Carter
|Captain of H.M.S. Tring
11 Apr, 1922 – 3 May, 1924
John G. Bower
|Captain of H.M.S. Crocus
15 Nov, 1927
Edward L. Berthon
as Captain in Charge, Ceylon
|Naval Officer in Charge, Ceylon
Dec, 1940 – 6 Feb, 1942
Sir Geoffrey Layton
as Commander-in-Chief, Ceylon
- The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 823.
- The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 229.
- The Navy List. (December, 1941). p. 1197.