John Drinkwater

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Commander (retired) John Drinkwater, (22 April, 1892 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve and the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In 1914, Drinkwater transferred to the Supplementary List of the Royal Navy from the Royal Naval Reserve.[1]

Having last served at sea in Ramillies, Drinkwater was appointed in command of the new "L" Class submarine L 27 when she was finally commissioned in 1925.[2]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Fitzroy H. D. Byron
Captain of H.M.S. L 27
1 Jun, 1925[3]
Succeeded by
John H. Macnair
Preceded by
Edward M. C. Barraclough
Captain of H.M.S. L 2
1927[4]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Geoffrey B. O'B. Harding
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
31 May, 1932 – Jul, 1932[Inference]
Succeeded by
George F. Stevens-Guille
Preceded by
George F. Stevens-Guille
Captain of H.M.S. Walker
2 Aug, 1932 – 24 Aug, 1932
Succeeded by
Henry J. Haynes

Footnotes

  1. "A "New" Submarine's Trials." The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 06, 1925; pg. 7; Issue 44112.
  2. "A "New" Submarine's Trials." The Times (London, England), Friday, Nov 06, 1925; pg. 7; Issue 44112.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 251.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 249.