Frank Delamain Morris

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Captain (retired) Frank Delamain Morris, (31 August, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of engineer E. L. Morris, Esq..

In May 1914 he went to Dolphin for instruction in submarines.

Morris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1914 and five days later, he was assigned to the coastal submarine B 4.

Morris was appointed from B 4 to E 25 on 10 August, 1915.

Morris was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1922.

Morris was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.

Morris was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Captain on 31 August, 1942. However, he continued to serve in the rank of Commander while holding his present appointment on the books of Pembroke as Maintenance Commander.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry F. M. Peto
Captain of H.M.S. C 9
5 Mar, 1917[1] – 16 Apr, 1918[2]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Alistair S. Cumming
Captain of H.M.S. L 52
1 Jun, 1923[3] – 1925
Succeeded by
John D. de M. Leathes
Preceded by
Frank P. Busbridge
Captain of H.M.S. Adamant
23 Apr, 1928[4] – 15 Apr, 1929
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Preceded by
Henry J. Egerton
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
17 Jul, 1933[5][6] – 1 Jul, 1935[7]
Succeeded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Preceded by
Hamilton C. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
24 Jul, 1935
Succeeded by
Charles E. S. Farrant
Preceded by
Walter W. Sitwell
Captain of H.M.S. Hawkins
19 Nov, 1935 – 19 Aug, 1936
Succeeded by
Wilfrid R. Patterson
Preceded by
Sir Lionel A. D. Sturdee
Captain of H.M.S. Dauntless
19 Aug, 1936[8] – 1 Jul, 1938
Succeeded by
George D. Moore
Preceded by
Oswald W. Cornwallis
Captain of H.M.S. Cairo
31 Jul, 1939 – 23 Aug, 1939
Succeeded by
Harry P. K Oram

Footnotes

  1. Morris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/151. f. 152.
  2. Morris Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/151. f. 152.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 214.
  5. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 11, 1933; pg. 19; Issue 46493.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 288.
  7. Allen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 408.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 228.