Richard Nigel Gresley

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Richard Nigel Gresley, R.N., Retired (15 March, 1850 – 11 September, 1928) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gresley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 23 September, 1873.[1]

Gresley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 January, 1887.[2]

Gresley was promoted to the rank of Captain on 13 May, 1893.[3]

Gresley retired at his own request on 1 April, 1902.[4]

Gresley was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 April, 1905. He attended an Admiralty conference in late June, 1910 regarding the fitting out of Armed Merchant Cruiser.[5]

Gresley died near Winchester in 1928 of a cancer that had developed from an old appendectomy scar.[6]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Andrew K. Bickford
Captain of H.M.S. Medusa
18 Jul, 1894
Succeeded by
Conyers Lang
Preceded by
George F. King-Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Volage
5 Oct, 1896[7] – 5 Oct, 1898[8]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Oswald P. Tudor
Captain of H.M.S. Melampus
4 Mar, 1899[9][10] – 25 May, 1901[11]
Succeeded by
Henry H. Dyke

Footnotes

  1. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  2. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  3. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  4. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  5. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  6. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  7. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  8. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 552.
  9. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 280.
  11. Gresley Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/464. f. 547.