Robert Arthur Startin

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Captain (retired) Robert Arthur Startin, O.B.E., A.M. (7 February, 1894 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Captain (later Admiral) James Startin, R.N. passed out of the Training Establishment in mid-September 1911 and had two brief appointments in the battleship London and battleship Implacable before being placed in the battleship Africa of the Third Battle Squadron on 14 May, 1912.[1]

Startin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 March, 1916.[2]

Startin was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 28 March, 1924.[3]

Startin was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1929.[4]

World War II

Startin was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 7 February, 1944.[5]

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward Eastwick-Field
Captain of H.M.S. Scimitar
10 Jul, 1924[6][7] – 28 Aug, 1924[8]
Succeeded by
Ninian G. R. Crawford
Preceded by
The Hon. Walter S. Carson
Captain of H.M.S. Cyclamen
16 Apr, 1930 – c. 1 Mar, 1931[9]
Succeeded by
John C. Annesley
Preceded by
John C. Annesley
Captain of H.M.S. Penzance
1 Mar, 1931[10]c. Aug, 1931[11]
Succeeded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Preceded by
Rodolph C. D. Haig
Captain of H.M.S. Shoreham
Aug, 1931[12] – 27 May, 1932[13]
Succeeded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Preceded by
Edward B. Tancock
Captain of H.M.S. Saladin
18 Mar, 1936[14] – 28 Aug, 1936[15]
Succeeded by
Laurence J. Dover
Preceded by
John B. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
28 Aug, 1936[16] – 5 Mar, 1937[17]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Buckley
Preceded by
Edward L. S. King
Captain of H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth
9 Jun, 1937[18][19] – 10 Sep, 1937[20]
Succeeded by
Renfrew Gotto
Preceded by
Guy B. Amery-Parkes
Captain of H.M.S. Frobisher
30 Aug, 1937[21] – 14 Dec, 1937[22]
Succeeded by
Peveril B. R. W. William-Powlett

Footnotes

  1. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  2. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  3. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  4. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  5. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  6. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  7. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jun 20, 1924; pg. 5; Issue 43683.
  8. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  9. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 259.
  11. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  12. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  13. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  14. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  15. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  16. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. ?.
  17. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. ?.
  18. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 264.
  20. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  21. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.
  22. Startin Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/105. f. 107.