Herbert Gerald Briggs

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Commander Herbert Gerald Briggs, R.N. (4 May, 1883 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Briggs underwent examinations in July, 1897 and gained entrance to Britannia's term of August, 1897, his 1307 marks placing him twenty-fourth among the sixty-three candidates accepted as naval cadets.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Kenneth D. W. Macpherson
Captain of H.M. T.B. 73
3 Jan, 1905[2] – 1905
Succeeded by
Evan Bruce-Gardyne
Preceded by
Philip L. Goddard
Captain of H.M.S. Snapper
12 Mar, 1909[3]c. 19 Oct, 1909[Inference]
Succeeded by
Norman M. C. Thurstan
Preceded by
Arthur G. Muller
Captain of H.M.S. Liffey
19 Oct, 1909[4]
Succeeded by
John H. Bainbridge
Preceded by
John Fawcett
Captain of H.M.S. Vulture
29 Aug, 1910[5]
Succeeded by
Richard S. Robinson
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Daffodil
26 Aug, 1915[6]
Succeeded by
Cyril J. L. Noakes
Preceded by
Adrian St. V. Keyes
Captain of H.M.S. Ness
9 Feb, 1917[7]c. 15 Oct, 1917[Inference]
Succeeded by
Edward H. Dauglish


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Friday, Aug 13, 1897; pg. 8; Issue 35281.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 399.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 376.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 341.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 396.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 393m.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 395x.