Robert Julian Archibald Cuming

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Lieutenant Robert Julian Archibald Cuming, (29 May, 1902 – 19 February, 1930) served in the Royal Navy. At some point, perhaps after 1924, he changed his name to the cumbersome Robert Julian Archibald Cuming Gibson Craig.

Life & Career

Cuming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1924.

On 13 November 1924, he was severely reprimanded by sentence of a Court Martial for allowing K 22, to which he had been appointed as navigator the previous December, to be stranded.

Cuming died when a car in which he was a passenger fell into a dock in Portsmouth Dockyard.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lancelot L. B. Myers
Captain of H.M.S. H 43
26 Aug, 1929[1] – 19 Feb, 1930
Succeeded by
David Tod


  1. Cuming Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/148/641. f. ?.