Robert Alexander Rice

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Captain (retired) Robert Alexander Rice, R.N. (29 October, 1877 – 17 April, 1949) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Born in Edinburgh the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Rice.

Rice was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1898.

Rice was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1909.

Rice was appointed in command of Abercrombie on 16 May, 1917.[1]

Rice was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Captain on 1 January, 1924.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alldin U. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. Abercrombie
16 May, 1917[2] – 9 May, 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Edward A. Astley-Rushton
Captain of H.M.S. Canterbury
21 Nov, 1922[3] – 27 Jun, 1923
Succeeded by
Arthur D. Barrow



  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 721.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 721.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 732.