Frederick Luscombe Attenborough

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Commander Frederick Luscombe Attenborough, (25 June, 1875 – 25 July, 1851) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 24 July 1895, he was appointed to T.B. 83 for the Annual Manoeuvres of 1895, serving under Lieutenant Dudley R. S. de Chair.

Attenborough was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 25 December, 1895.

Attenborough was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1905.

On 12 November 1906, he was appointed to Mercury and given command of the Portsmouth Submarine Flotilla. On 2 April, 1907, he moved to command Thames, and to command the Seagoing Submarine Flotilla. He was superseded on 20 November, 1907.

Retired at his own request in October 1908.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard H. Walters
Captain of H.M.S. Dreadnought
c. May, 1904 – 2 Jul, 1904
Succeeded by
Richard F. H. Hartland-Mahon
Preceded by
Robert W. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Hazard
1 Jan, 1906[1] – 12 Nov, 1906
Succeeded by
Albert P. Addison
Preceded by
Frank Brandt
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
2 Apr, 1907 – 20 Nov, 1907
Succeeded by
Oswald H. Davies


  1. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 325.