Ralph Heathcote

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Ralph Heathcote, ( – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Heathcote was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1922.

He was awarded the Ogilvy Medal for the year 1928 for placing first in examinations to qualify as Lieutenant (T).[1]

Heathcote was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1936.

Heathcote was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1943[Fact Check]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John H. Allison
Fleet Torpedo Officer, America and West Indies
3 Jan, 1934[2]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
William G. Andrewes
Fleet Torpedo Officer, Home Fleet
11 Jan, 1937[3]
Succeeded by
Derrick H. Hall-Thompson
Preceded by
Stuart L. Bateson
Captain of H.M.S. Ajax
26 May, 1942 – 2 Jul, 1942
Succeeded by
Richard G. Stewart
Preceded by
Cecil A. N. Chatwin
Captain of H.M.S. Fame
10 Aug, 1942 – 14 Jul, 1943
Succeeded by
Robert A. Currie
Preceded by
James P. Gornall
Captain of H.M.S. Orion
25 Jun, 1945 – late 1946
Succeeded by


  1. "Ogilvy Gold Medal Award." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Feb 06, 1929; pg. 20; Issue 45120.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 294.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 269.