George Bridges Lewis

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Captain George Bridges Lewis (20 June, 1882 – 22 May, 1941) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lewis entered the Royal Navy with the January, 1897 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia, passing in 2nd in order of merit with 1614 marks in the competitive entrance examinations.[1]

Lewis was appointed in command of the depot ship Alecto on 1 March, 1914, and for duty with submarines.[2]

Lewis was appointed in command of the light cruiser Inconstant on 22 October, 1919.[3]

Post-War

World War II

Lewis was superseded in command of the armed merchant cruiser Carnarvon Castle by Martin John Coucher de Meric on 19 May, 1940.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. C 5
14 Jan, 1908[4]
Succeeded by
Francis A. N. Cromie
Preceded by
Cornelius O. Regnart
Captain of H.M.S. C 1
before Jan, 1910[5] – 1 Mar, 1910
Succeeded by
Ferdinand E. B. Feilmann
Preceded by
George F. Cholmley
Captain of H.M.S. Alecto
1 Mar, 1914[6]
Succeeded by
Stopford C. Douglas
Preceded by
Alexander R. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Thames
10 Feb, 1915[7] – 1 Nov, 1915[8][9]
Succeeded by
Sir Charles R. Blane
Preceded by
Alexander R. Palmer
Commander (S), Fifth Submarine Flotilla
10 Feb, 1915[10]
Succeeded by
Tom K. Triggs
Preceded by
Ralph Collins
Captain of H.M.S. Inconstant
22 Oct, 1919[11] – 25 Jul, 1921
Succeeded by
Cecil P. Talbot

Footnotes

  1. Hampshire Telegraph and Naval Chronicle (Portsmouth, England), 6 Feb 1897, p. 8.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 276-7.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 791.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 385.
  5. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 385.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 273.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398p.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398p.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 398pp.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 398p.
  11. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 791.