Robert Clutterbuck Davenport
Life & Career
The son of Thomas Marriott Davenport, solicitor was born in Abingdon, Berks.
Davenport was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1911.
Davenport was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.
Davenport was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1922.
Davenport was appointed in command of the battleship Queen Elizabeth in May, 1930.
Davenport was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 June, 1934.
Davenport was placed on the Retired List under the provisions of Order in Council of 9 March, 1914 on 22 January, 1938.
In December, 1940 he suffered a heart attack, and was unfit for service for several months, and then only for shore service.
Robert C. Hamilton
|Captain of H.M.S. Despatch
25 Apr, 1924 – Jun, 1926
Douglas B. Le Mottée
Sidney J. Meyrick
|Captain of the Fleet, Atlantic Fleet
14 Dec, 1928 – 7 May, 1930
Alfred Englefield Evans
Wilfrid A. Egerton
|Captain of H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth
7 May, 1930 – 3 Jan, 1933
Stephen St. L. Moore
Andrew B. Cunningham
|Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham
30 Jan, 1933 – 30 Jan, 1935
John C. Tovey
Everard J. Hardman-Jones
|Commander-in-Chief, Coast of Scotland
? – 22 Jul, 1937
Evelyn C. O. Thomson
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 20.
- The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 232.
- The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 255.
- The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 260.
- Take from successor. Thomson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. Unnumbered folio.