Donald Keppel Bain

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Captain Donald Keppel Bain, D.S.O. (16 September, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain Edward Bain, R.N., retired.

Bain was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1918.

Bain was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1926.

Bain was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1932.

Bain was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1939.

In 1943, Admiral Fraser noted that Bain had "one idiosyncrasy of almost invariably putting forward an opposite point of view on any [illeg]ation [illeg] policy under discussion..."

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert A. Cassidi
Captain of H.M.S. Walrus
Jul, 1927[1] – 7 Sep, 1928[2]
Succeeded by
Lionel V. Lloyd
Preceded by
Lachlan D. Mackintosh
Captain of H.M.S. Brazen
17 Oct, 1933[3][4]c. Jan, 1936[5]
Succeeded by
Raymond M. T. Taylor
Preceded by
Cecil C. Hughes-Hallett
Captain of H.M.S. Valorous
17 Feb, 1936[6][7] – 31 Mar, 1936[8]
Succeeded by
Lawrence G. Durlacher
Preceded by
Lawrence G. Durlacher
Captain of H.M.S. Valorous
2 May, 1936[9] – late Oct, 1936[10][11]
Succeeded by
John Bostock
Preceded by
Alan MacG. Sheffield
Captain of H.M.S. Greyhound
25 Jan, 1938[12] – 6 Jul, 1939[13]
Succeeded by
Walter R. Marshall-A'Deane
Preceded by
Edward G. Heywood-Lonsdale
Captain of H.M.S. Keppel
2 Aug, 1940 – 1 Oct, 1940
Succeeded by
Ronald J. Hanson
Preceded by
Antony F. De Salis
Captain (D), Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla
4 Aug, 1940[14] – 1 Aug, 1941[15]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Clifford Caslon
Captain of H.M.S. Somali
15 Aug, 1941[16] – 22 Mar, 1942[17]
Succeeded by
John W. M. Eaton
Preceded by
Clifford Caslon
Captain (D), Sixth Destroyer Flotilla
15 Aug, 1941[18] – 25 Mar, 1942[19]
Succeeded by
Peter D. H. R. Pelly
Preceded by
Frederick S. Litchfield-Speer
Captain of H.M.S. Norfolk
1 Jul, 1943[20] – 24 Feb, 1944[21]
Succeeded by
Alan F. Campbell
Preceded by
John C. Richards
Captain of H.M.S. Devonshire
29 Feb, 1944 – 11 Jan, 1945
Succeeded by
Gerald M. B. Langley

Footnotes

  1. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  2. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  3. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 218.
  5. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  6. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  7. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), January 22, 1936, Issue 47278, p.6.
  8. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  9. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  10. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  11. "Destroyer Relief." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Oct 24, 1936; pg. 17; Issue 47514.
  12. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  13. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  14. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/107. f. ?.
  15. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/107. f. ?.
  16. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/107. f. ?.
  17. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/107. f. ?.
  18. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  19. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.
  20. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/107. f. ?.
  21. Bain Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/119/25. f. 25.