George Shadwell Quartano Carr

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Lieutenant George Shadwell Quartano Carr, C.M.G., R.N. (22 October, 1866 – 28 August, 1905) served in the Royal Navy.

His name is spelled "Quartana" in the Service Records.

Life & Career

At the examinations for naval cadetships in mid 1879, Carr placed thirty-second out of thirty-seven successful candidates.[1]

Carr was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 January, 1887.[2]

On 24 March, 1902 while in command of H.M.S. Circe, Carr was dismissed the Service after a Court Martial on charges of acts to the prejudice of good order and Naval DIscipline and neglect of duty. The sentence was later reduced to being dismissed the ship, owing to one charge having lacked proper evidence. Still, he was retired that day and was to receive retired pay at a rate of 5/- a day.

Carr travelled to Mexico to take up an appointment in August 1903 with their government as Harbour Master at Vera Cruz. He died in Mexico City on 28 August, 1905.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward M. Hewett
Captain of H.M.S. Mosquito
30 Sep, 1892[3] – 14 Dec, 1894
Succeeded by
John Nicholas
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Dragon
24 Jul, 1895
Succeeded by
William F. De Salis
Preceded by
William O. Boothby
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
12 Dec, 1895[4] – 14 Jan, 1897
Succeeded by
George E. Cave
Preceded by
Richard H. Story
Captain of H.M.S. Lapwing
11 Jan, 1897[5] – 4 Oct, 1898
Succeeded by
Cecil F. Lambert
Preceded by
William H. du C. Chads
Captain of H.M.S. Circe
29 Mar, 1899[6] – 24 Mar, 1902
Succeeded by
Stewart A. Perry-Ayscough


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 12.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 237.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 214.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 266.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 239.