Longuet Macdonald Darbyshire

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Commander Longuet Macdonald Darbyshire, R.N., Retired (20 May, 1879 – 9 December, 1948) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of the merchant Frederick Darbyshire, Longuet was appointed to the second class battleship Barfleur in the Mediterranean upon passing out of Britannia in August, 1895.

Darbyshire was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1901.[1]

Darbyshire was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1909.


Darbyshire was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 18 September, 1920.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas J. S. Lyne
Captain of H.M.S. Ringdove
18 Dec, 1912[2] – 24 Jul, 1918
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 20.
  2. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 397n.