Life & Career
Between 1904 and 1909, Carey would be handling torpedo duties in Æolus, Actæon and Natal. In mid 1909, he went to the new battleship Vanguard for torpedo duties. He left when she paid off on 27 March, 1912.
Carey was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner (T) on 5 November, 1913.
On 20 May 1914, Carey was appointed in command of the trawler Osborne Stroud. On 22 October 1915, he impressed the Admiralty with his conduct when the trawler Scott blew up while laying mines. Carey left Osborne Stroud in April, 1916.
Carey was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 5 April, 1916.
Retired due to age on 12 August, 1922, Carey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 5 April, 1924.
Basil W. L. Owen
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 027
29 Apr, 1912 – 20 May, 1914
David C. Bargery
George E. Coker
|Captain of H.M.S. M.22
2 Jan, 1922 – 1 Aug, 1922
Robert F. B. Cooper
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 13.
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
- The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.