Morris Henry Smyth

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Vice-Admiral (retired) Morris Henry Smyth, C.B.E., R.N. (24 September, 1853 – 15 January, 1940) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 December, 1877.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1893.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1899.

Smyth was appointed in command of Research from 14 March, 1904 to 22 March, 1908.

Smyth was placed on the Retired List on account of age on 24 September, 1908 was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 5 November, 1908.

Smyth was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 25 April, 1914.

Smyth offered his services as a Captain R.N.R. in mid-April, 1915. On 19 October 1916, he was appointed in command of the hired yacht Safa el Bahr.

On 11 November 1917 he was appointed in command of the yacht Iolanda.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Andrew F. Balfour
Captain of H.M.S. Stork
12 Feb, 1891[1][2] – 14 Mar, 1894
Succeeded by
Cortland H. Simpson
Preceded by
George Pirie
Naval Assistant to the Hydrographer of the Navy
1 Jul, 1894 – 1 Jul, 1897
Succeeded by
Cecil F. Oldham
Preceded by
Arthur M. Field
Captain of H.M.S. Egeria
1 Jan, 1897[3] – 23 Feb, 1900
Succeeded by
Cortland H. Simpson
Preceded by
Thomas H. M. Jerram
Captain of H.M.S. Mersey
10 Jul, 1900 – 1 Oct, 1900[4]
Succeeded by
Charles H. Dare
Preceded by
Herbert E. P. Cust
Captain of H.M.S. Rambler
8 Mar, 1901[5] – 1 Feb, 1904
Succeeded by
Charles E. Monro
Preceded by
Arthur M. Field
Captain of H.M.S. Research
14 Mar, 1904 – 22 Mar, 1908
Succeeded by
Sidney R. Olivier
Preceded by
Rowland Nugent
Captain of H.M.Y. Iolanda
11 Nov, 1917
Succeeded by
Roy Gill
as Captain of H.M.S. White Bear

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jan 27, 1891; pg. 10; Issue 33232.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 255.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 248.
  4. Possibly. His Service Record is hard to read.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 297.