Philip Hugh Calderon

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Captain Philip Hugh Calderon, R.N., Retired (5 August, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Calderon's father was William F. Calderon, artist.

Calderon passed out of Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in April, 1910 ranked 11th of 77 cadets in marks on the Part I examination.[1]

Calderon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 November, 1915.


Calderon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 November, 1923.

Calderon was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.

World War II

Calderon was placed on the Retired List on account of age at the rank of Captain on 5 August, 1943.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Ivan B. Colvin
Captain of H.M.S. P19
5 Apr, 1918 – 4 Dec, 1918
Succeeded by
Donald F. Lawrence
Preceded by
Geoffrey W. Walker-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Vivien
18 Oct, 1924[2] – May, 1925
Succeeded by
Henry A. Simpson
Preceded by
Cecil H. J. Harcourt
Captain of H.M.S. Wivern
27 Jun, 1925[3] – Jul, 1927
Succeeded by
Edward L. Berthon
Preceded by
Frederick A. Sommerville
Captain of H.M.S. Coventry
23 Jun, 1930 – 6 Aug, 1930[Inference]
Succeeded by
Edward L. S. King
Preceded by
Campbell M. Lithgow
Captain of H.M.S. Amazon
26 Apr, 1932[4] – 1 May, 1933[Inference]
Succeeded by
Walter N. T. Beckett
Preceded by
Reginald F. Morice
Captain of H.M.S. Tenedos
26 Apr, 1932[5]
Succeeded by
Edward G. Le Geyt
Preceded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell
Captain of H.M.S. Ceres
5 May, 1936 – 20 Dec, 1936
Succeeded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell
Preceded by
George F. Blaxland
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
14 Mar, 1945[6] – 26 Jul, 1945[7]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Walter H. G. Fallowfield
Captain of H.M.S. Kent
8 Sep, 1945 – 16 Sep, 1946
Succeeded by


  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Apr 30, 1910; pg. 5; Issue 39260.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 285.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 290.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 214.
  5. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Saturday, March 5, 1932, Issue 46074, p.8.
  6. page on the ship.
  7. page on the ship.