Ernest Colin Coats

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Commander (retired) Ernest Colin Coats, D.S.O., D.S.C. (28 July, 1902 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John H. Plumer
Captain of H.M.S. Shamrock
7 Nov, 1932[1]
Succeeded by
Markham H. Evelegh
Preceded by
Markham H. Evelegh
Captain of H.M.S. Searcher
15 May, 1933[2] – 1934
Succeeded by
Henry L. Oliver
Preceded by
Cecil B. Turner
Captain of H.M.S. Escort
30 Apr, 1935[3]
Succeeded by
John Bostock
Preceded by
John H. Allison
Captain of H.M.S. Worcester
22 Jun, 1940 – 25 Jan, 1941
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Preceded by
Ernest Adams
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
25 Jan, 1941 – 15 May, 1941
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Preceded by
Thomas E. Halsey
Captain of H.M.S. Worcester
15 May, 1941 – 9 Jul, 1942
Succeeded by
William A. Juniper
Preceded by
Cecil R. L. Parry
Captain of H.M.S. Campbell
Oct, 1942 – 7 Oct, 1944
Succeeded by
Francis P. Baker

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 272.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 274.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 237.