Robert St. Vincent Sherbrooke

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Rear-Admiral Robert St. Vincent Sherbrooke, V.C., D.S.O., C.B. (8 January, 1901 – 13 June, 1972) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Cdr. (later Captain) H. G. Sherbrooke, R.N. entered the Training Establishment on 15 September 1913. He passed out on 9 January, 1917 and served in the battleship H.M.S. Canada until being moved into Iron Duke on 28 Febuary, 1919. He would be in that ship for a half year.

Sherbrooke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1921.

Sherbrooke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1929.

Sherbrooke was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1935.

Sherbrooke was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1942.

Sherbrooke was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 7 July, 1951. Invalided with defective vision on 18 November, 1953, he was placed on the Retired List as medically unfit on 4 March, 1954.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John Bostock
Captain of H.M.S. Vanoc
Oct, 1936[1] – 31 May, 1937[2]
Succeeded by
Anthony P. Colthurst
Preceded by
Lionel V. Lloyd
Captain of H.M.S. Vesper
28 Sep, 1938[3] – late 1938[4]
Succeeded by
William F. E. Hussey
Preceded by
Ian R. H. Black
Captain of H.M.S. Wakeful
31 Jul, 1939[5][6] – 18 Dec, 1939[7][8]
Succeeded by
Ralph L. Fisher
Preceded by
Daniel de Pass
Captain of H.M.S. Cossack
29 Dec, 1939 – 18 Jan, 1940
Succeeded by
Philip Louis Vian
Preceded by
Philip Louis Vian
Captain of H.M.S. Afridi
18 Jan, 1940 – 29 Mar, 1940
Succeeded by
Philip Louis Vian
Preceded by
Philip Louis Vian
Captain of H.M.S. Cossack
29 Mar, 1940 – 21 May, 1940
Succeeded by
Philip Louis Vian
Preceded by
George K. Whitmy-Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Matabele
22 May, 1940 – 15 Apr, 1941
Succeeded by
Arthur C. Stanford
Preceded by
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Captain (D), Eighteenth Destroyer Flotilla
25 Aug, 1941[9] – 23 Nov, 1942[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Harold T. Armstrong
Captain (D), Seventeenth Destroyer Flotilla
28 Nov, 1942[11]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Geoffrey Barnard
Captain of H.M.S. Aurora
20 Aug, 1945 – May, 1946
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 282.
  2. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  3. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  4. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  5. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  6. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  7. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  8. Uboat.net page on the ship.
  9. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  10. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.
  11. Sherbrooke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/124/55. f. 55.