Reginald Purves Cochran

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Captain Reginald Purves Cochran, R.N., Retired (14 December, 1854 – 16 June, 1909) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Cochran was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 June, 1878.[1]

Cochran was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1893.[2]

Cochran was invalided from command of the screw sloop Phoenix on the China Station on 30 January, 1900. Sent home, he was again fit on 9 August, 1900.[3]

Cochran was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 28 April, 1903.[4]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Firefly
14 Feb, 1880[5] – 22 Mar, 1880[6]
Succeeded by
Edward G. F. Law
Preceded by
Arthur J. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Mallard
10 Sep, 1881[7]
Succeeded by
Henry W. A. Littledale
Preceded by
Henry Harris
Captain of H.M.S. Firefly
4 Jan, 1892[8][9] – 1 Jan, 1893[10]
Succeeded by
Augustus L. K. Knapton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Phoenix
11 Feb, 1897[11][12] – 30 Jan, 1900[13]
Succeeded by
William H. Nicholson
Preceded by
Charles G. May
Captain of H.M.S. Medea
5 Nov, 1900[14][15] – 1901[16]
Succeeded by
Cuthbert G. Chapman
Preceded by
George E. Patey
Captain of H.M.S. Apollo
early 1901[17] – 28 Apr, 1903[18]
Succeeded by
Hubert Grant-Dalton

Footnotes

  1. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  2. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  3. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  4. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/250. f. 248.
  5. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  6. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242. Month MAY be May
  7. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  8. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 220.
  10. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  11. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 281.
  13. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  14. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 279.
  16. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  17. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/242. f. 242.
  18. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/250. f. 248.