Charles Farquhar-Smith

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Captain Charles Farquhar-Smith (29 January, 1888 – ) served in the Royal Australian Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Taree, New South Wales.

Farquhar-Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 August, 1914.[1] Farquhar-Smith was appointed in command of the battleship Iron Duke in May, 1936.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward R. Pitt
Captain of H.M. T.B. 042
Apr, 1916[2] – 30 Sep, 1916[3]
Succeeded by
Richard H. Buck
Preceded by
George L. Massey
Captain of H.M.A.S. Canberra
29 May, 1931[4] – Jun, 1933[Inference]
Succeeded by
Frederic C. Bradley
Preceded by
Francis H. G. Walker
Captain of H.M.S. Iron Duke
May, 1936[5]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Cyril E. Douglas-Pennant
Preceded by
William S. Chalmers
Captain of H.M.S. Delhi
10 Oct, 1936[6] – 10 Mar, 1938
Succeeded by
Charles H. Allen


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 1886.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 401b.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 296.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 229.