Edward Pitcairn Jones

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Edward Pitcairn Jones ( – ) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Jones was promoted to the rank of Captain on 1 January 1895.

In May 1896, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Grafton.

In April 1899, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Forte.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William Des V. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Grafton
1 May, 1896[1]
Succeeded by
Arthur W. Ewart
Preceded by
Arthur W. E. Prothero
Captain of H.M.S. Forte
20 Apr, 1899[2] – 1900
Succeeded by
Robert C. Sparkes
Preceded by
Francis C. B. Bridgeman
Flag Captain, Portsmouth Station
3 Oct, 1900[3]
Succeeded by
Sir Robert K. Arbuthnot
Preceded by
New Command
Captain-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District
21 May, 1903[4]
Succeeded by
Leslie C. Stuart
as Rear-Admiral-in-Charge of the Southern Coast Guard District


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 226.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 252.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 310.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 419.