Jocelyn Stuart Cambridge Salter

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Vice-Admiral Jocelyn Stuart Cambridge Salter, O.B.E., D.S.O.*, C.B. (24 November, 1901 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

Salter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 February, 1923.[1]

Salter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 February, 1931.[2]

Salter was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1937.[3]

World War II

Salter was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1942.[4]

Salter was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 January, 1952.[5]

Salter was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 16 December, 1954. He retired on 3 December, 1957.[6]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Brian B. Schofield
Squadron Navigating Officer, Second Cruiser Squadron
15 Oct, 1935[7] – 26 Jul, 1937[Inference]
Succeeded by
Brian B. Schofield
Preceded by
Geoffrey R. B. Back
Captain of H.M.S. Duncan
2 Jan, 1940[8] – 17 Feb, 1940[9]
Succeeded by
Antony Fane De Salis
Preceded by
Percival H. G. James
Captain (D), Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla
? – 17 Feb, 1940[10]
Succeeded by
Antony F. De Salis
Preceded by
Geoffrey T. Lambert
Captain of H.M.S. Foresight
14 Jan, 1941[11] – 3 Jul, 1942[12]
Succeeded by
Robert A. Fell
Preceded by
James W. Cortlandt-Simpson
Captain of H.M.S. Mackay
Jun, 1944[13] – Oct, 1944[14]
Succeeded by
Walter J. Phipps


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