James William Rivett-Carnac

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Vice-Admiral James William Rivett-Carnac, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.C., Royal Navy (12 February, 1891 – 9 October, 1970) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Rivett-Carnac entered the Navy as it was transitioning to the new training scheme for cadets and was sent directly to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth as part of the September 1905 intake term.

Rivett-Carnac was a rangefinder expert in the Grand Fleet.

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • "Vice-Admiral J W Rivett-Carnac" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 10 October, 1970. Issue 57993, col G, pg. 16.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril A. H. Brooking
Captain of H.M.S. Coventry
Oct, 1935[1] – 1936[2]
Succeeded by
Oswald W. Cornwallis
Preceded by
Arthur F. E. Palliser
Captain of H.M.S. Leander
14 Nov, 1936[3] – 1 Jan, 1940[4]
Succeeded by
Henry E. Horan
Preceded by
Irvine G. Glennie
Commander, New Zealand Station
Dec, 1938[5] – Dec, 1939[6]
Succeeded by
Henry E. Horan
Preceded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Rodney
Jul, 1941[7] – Jul, 1943[8]
Succeeded by
Robert O'B. FitzRoy

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 300.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.