Brudenell Hunt-Grubbe

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Commander (retired) Brudenell Hunt-Grubbe, R.N. (11 June, 1883 – 16 October, 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In Andromeda, he was described by Captain Francis John Foley as "wanting in alertness."

Hunt-Grubbe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1904.

Hunt-Grubbe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1912.

Hunt-Grubbe was appointed in command of the destroyer Panther on 10 September, 1914.[1]

Hunt-Grubbe was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 13 October, 1926.

He died of uraemia shortly following a simple prostatectomy.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vernon S. Butler
Captain of H.M.S. Panther
10 Sep, 1914[2] – 22 Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
Frederick T. Groome


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 365.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396i.