Charles Edward Rathkins

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Captain R.N.R. Charles Edward Rathkins, R.D., R.N.R. (6 March, 1883 – 20 February, 1964) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve. He was born Carl Edward Rahtkens and selected a more British-sounding variant perhaps in 1917.

Life & Career

Rathkins was appointed in command of the destroyer Arun on 25 July, 1917.[1]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roy Gill
Captain of H.M. T.B. 072
22 Jun, 1916[2]
Succeeded by
William S. Jackson
Preceded by
Charles H. B. Foxley
Captain of H.M.S. P26
18 Jan, 1917 – 11 Apr, 1917[3]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Frederick B. Noble
Captain of H.M.S. Arun
25 Jul, 1917[4] – 1 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 734.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401b.
  3. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 85.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 734.