Mervyn Somerset Thomas

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Captain Mervyn Somerset Thomas, (30 August, 1900 – 21 August, 1947) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1921.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1929.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1936.

Thomas was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1941.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Guy N. Rolfe
Captain of H.M.S. Tetrarch
18 Dec, 1930[1] – 14 Jul, 1932
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ian R. H. Black
Captain of H.M.S. Vega
2 Jan, 1933[2] – Oct, 1934
Succeeded by
Harry R. Graham
Preceded by
William A. R. Cartwright
Captain of H.M.S. Dainty
Oct, 1934 – 17 Dec, 1934[Inference]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Barnard
Preceded by
Richard S. Lovatt
Captain of H.M.S. Whitshed
17 Dec, 1934[3] – Dec, 1936[Fact Check]
Succeeded by
James H. Swain
Preceded by
The Hon. Edmund R. Drummond
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
1 May, 1937[4] – 10 May, 1937[5]
Succeeded by
Mervyn S. Thomas
Preceded by
Mervyn S. Thomas
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
23 May, 1937[6] – 8 Jun, 1937[7]
Succeeded by
John B. E. Hall
Preceded by
Frank M. Walton
Captain of H.M.S. Dainty
6 Feb, 1940 – 24 Feb, 1941
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Alan K. Scott-Moncrieff
Captain of H.M.S. Faulknor
28 Sep, 1943 – 24 Feb, 1944
Succeeded by
Eric G. May

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 274.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 283.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 292.
  4. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/201. f. ?.
  5. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/201. f. ?.
  6. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/201. f. ?.
  7. Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/201. f. ?.