Gerald Gordon Slade

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Commander (retired) Gerald Gordon Slade, (27 October, 1899 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of merchant H. W. Slade, Esq..

Upon passing out of the Training Estavlishment in September of 1915, he was sent to tht ebattlecruiser Inflexible. He fought in her at the Battle of Jutland, and did not leave the ship until he was sent to Dolphin for a submarine course in March of 1918. On 26 August 1918 he was appointed to R 4.

On 25 February 1919 he was appointed to H 30, where he remained until 10 October.

Slade was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1920.

Slade was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1928.

World War II

Slade was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Commander on 27 October, 1944.

Reverted to the Retired List on 13 November, 1946.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lewis B. A. Majendie
Captain of H.M.S. R 4
15 Oct, 1924 – 19 Jan, 1925
Succeeded by
Vivian R. S. Bowlby
Preceded by
Alexander B. Greig
Captain of H.M.S. L 3
10 Aug, 1925[1]
Succeeded by
William R. Richardson
Preceded by
Caledon C. Alexander
Captain of H.M.S. L 18
14 Jan, 1930[2] – 15 Dec, 1931
Succeeded by
Christopher de S. Brock
Preceded by
William D. Stephens
Captain of H.M.S. Pandora
Aug, 1932[3]
Succeeded by
Edward R. Gibson
Preceded by
John Bryant
Captain of H.M.S. Milford
6 Mar, 1944 – 17 Sep, 1946
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 250.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 248.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 259.