Robert Constable

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Lieutenant-Commander Robert Constable (4 May, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Constable was promoted to the rank of Mate on 28 August, 1913.[1]

Constable was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 28 April, 1916.[2]

Constable was appointed Lieutenant in Command of the destroyer Exe on 3 August, 1918.[3]

He commanded M.L. 99 from 1 September 1920 to February, 1921.

He commanded the trawler Foyle from 24 March, 1921 to some time in April, 1921.

From mid-March 1922 to mid 1927, he was in a variety of commands of groups of emergency destroyers.

Constable was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 28 April, 1924.

Placed on the Retired List on account of age on 4 May 1928.

World War II

During 1939-40, Constable server as Consular Shipping Adviser in Amsterdam.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Wesson C. H. Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Exe
3 Aug, 1918[4] – 5 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
James Marshall
Captain of H.M. T.B. 6
29 Mar, 1919[5] – 17 Oct, 1919[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Ernest R. Archer
Captain of H.M.S. Thruster
21 Nov, 1921[7] – 15 Mar, 1922[8]
Succeeded by
Noel L. Veresmith

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 22.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 40.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 792.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 792.
  5. Constable Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/25. f. ?.
  6. Constable Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/25. f. ?.
  7. Constable Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/25. f. ?.
  8. Constable Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/154/25. f. ?.