Herbert du Cane Luard

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Commander Herbert du Cane Luard, R.N. (25 March, 1870 – 21 February, 1919) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

A son of Vice-Admiral (later Admiral) W. G. Luard.

Luard was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 July, 1890.

Luard was specially promoted to the rank of Commander for service in China on 9 November, 1900.

Luard took the new sloop Cadmus out to the China Station, arriving at Chinkiang on 19 September, 1905.[1]

Luard died of septic poisoning in his right arm.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick F. Fegen
Captain of H.M.S. Mersey
21 May, 1903 – c. 30 Jun, 1903
Succeeded by
William F. De Salis
Preceded by
William F. Tunnard
Captain of H.M.S. Barossa
20 Oct, 1903[2] – 31 Dec, 1903[3]
Succeeded by
Francis E. Travers
Preceded by
Selby H. B. Ash
Captain of H.M.S. Barracouta
31 Dec, 1903[4] – 11 Mar, 1904[5]
Succeeded by
Francis E. Travers
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Cadmus
13 Apr, 1904[6] – 1 Jul, 1906[7]
Succeeded by
Bernard L. Majendie
Preceded by
Charles H. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Gibraltar
14 Apr, 1909[8]c. May, 1910[9]
Succeeded by
E. Percy F. G. Grant
Preceded by
Robert G. Corbett
Captain of H.M.S. Royal Sovereign
2 Aug, 1910[10] – 9 Feb, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Eric P. C. Back
Captain of H.M.S. Sutlej
8 Feb, 1911[12] – 1 Sep, 1911[13]
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Dean

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), 20 September, 1905; p. 8.
  2. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  3. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  4. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  5. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  6. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 289.
  7. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 321.
  9. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 369.
  11. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 380.
  13. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/106. f. ?.