Robert Don Oliver

From The Dreadnought Project
Jump to: navigation, search

Vice-Admiral (retired) Robert Don Oliver, D.S.C. (17 March, 1895 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Oliver was appointed in command of the battleship Iron Duke in January, 1939.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John H. D. Cunningham
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
c. 12 Mar, 1936[1][Fact Check] – 1936
Succeeded by
Lionel A. D. Sturdee
Preceded by
Alfred J. L. Phillips
Captain of H.M.S. Iron Duke
23 Jan, 1939[2] – 26 Oct, 1939[3]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
John M. Mansfield
Captain of H.M.S. Devonshire
Oct, 1940[4] – 24 Nov, 1942[5]
Succeeded by
Douglas Young-Jamieson
Preceded by
Herbert A. Packer
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
15 Jan, 1943[6] – 23 Feb, 1944[7]
Succeeded by
William G. Agnew

Footnotes

  1. Oliver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/58. f. ?.
  2. Oliver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/58. f. ?.
  3. Oliver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/117/58. f. ?.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Young-Jamieson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/44. f. 44.
  6. Oliver Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/93/12. f. ?.
  7. Agnew Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/121/71. f. ?.