John Malcolm Rodgers

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Commander (retired) John Malcolm Rodgers, (6 May, 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

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 15 September, 1920.[1]

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1922.

Rodgers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1930.[2]

World War II

Rodgers was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Commander on 2 July, 1946.[3]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John N. K. Knight
Captain of H.M.S. Moth
17 May, 1932[4]
Succeeded by
John S. Dalison
Preceded by
John Bostock
Captain of H.M.S. Whitehall
17 Dec, 1934[5]
Succeeded by
John Bostock
Preceded by
Lionel P. Skipwith
Captain of H.M.S. Firedrake
5 Jan, 1937[6]
Succeeded by
Stephen H. Norris
Preceded by
Michael W. Ewart-Wentworth
Captain of H.M.S. Whirlwind
10 Oct, 1939[7] – 5 Jul, 1940[8]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Edward C. L. Day
Captain of H.M.S. Watchman
4 Jul, 1942[9] – mid 1943[10]
Succeeded by
George H. D. Williams
Preceded by
Douglas H. R. Bromley
Captain of H.M.S. Vesper
8 May, 1943[11] – 1 Apr, 1944[12]
Succeeded by
Vernon D. Ravenscroft


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 97.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1944). p. 148.
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  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 255.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 292.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 240.
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