Francis Hugh Walter Goolden

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Rear-Admiral Francis Hugh Walter Goolden, C.B., R.N. (22 August, 1885 – 13 June, 1950) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Sandown on the Isle of Wight.

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1907.

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1915.

Post-War

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1918.

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Acting Captain on 22 May, 1926.

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1926.

Goolden was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 29 May, 1937 and placed on the Retired List the following day.

World War II

Goolden served in command of Royal Navy Training Establishment, Shotley and then as Flag Officer in Command, Harwich twice, serving as Chief of Staff to the man in that position in the interim.

he died of pancreatic cancer on 13 June, 1950.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederic B. Coppin
Captain of H.M. T.B. 98
10 Jun, 1909[1] – 1909
Succeeded by
Charles H. Jones
Preceded by
Charles H. Jones
Captain of H.M. T.B. 052
15 Dec, 1909[2] – 7 Sep, 1911[Inference]
Succeeded by
John L. Field
Preceded by
Arthur W. Benson
Captain of H.M.S. Sprightly
Aug, 1911 – 1 Jun, 1912
Succeeded by
Julian Harrison
Preceded by
Hector Boyes
Captain of H.M.A.S. Sydney
26 Jul, 1926[3]
Succeeded by
George L. Massey
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.A.S. Australia
24 Apr, 1928[4] – May, 1929[Inference]
Succeeded by
William S. Chalmers
Preceded by
Henry H. Harwood
Captain of H.M.S. London
17 Apr, 1934[5] – Jan, 1937[6]
Succeeded by
Herbert Pott
Preceded by
Eric R. Corson
In Command, Shotley Training Establishment
28 Nov, 1939 – 22 May, 1940
Succeeded by
Walter H. G. Fallowfield
Preceded by
Percy L. H. Noble
Captain of H.M.S. Ganges
28 Nov, 1939 – 22 May, 1940
Succeeded by
Walter H. G. Fallowfield
Preceded by
Philip Hordern
as Naval Officer in Charge, Harwich
Flag Officer in Command, Harwich
22 May, 1940 – 22 Jul, 1940
Succeeded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Preceded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Flag Officer in Command, Harwich
20 Jan, 1941 – 18 Mar, 1942
Succeeded by
Hugh H. Rogers

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401a.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 295.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 292.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 252.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.