Ronald Adair Trevor

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Commander (retired) Ronald Adair Trevor, R.N. (7 March, 1889 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Aldershot, Trevor ranked 49th in merit of sixty cadets accepted in the May 1904 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia.[1]

He spent two and a half years in his first ship, the battleship Albemarle, and then a year in the battleship Cornwallis. He would serve in the destroyer Zephyr in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1909.

In April-July 1910 he underwent submarine instruction at H.M.S. Mercury. He then served in B 6 from 1 August 1910 to 25 July, 1911.

Trevor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1911 as he continued to serve in submarines attached to Arrogant, Forth, Dolphin and Maidstone until 5 March 1914. Sadly, the exact submarines are not mentioned in his service record.

He served in E 10 from the outbreak of war through 15 January, 1915 and then he was appointed in command of B 1 for seven months, and then in command of C 10 from 6 August 1915 until 30 October 1916.

Trevor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1919.

Trevor was placed on the Retired List at his own request at the rank of Commander on 7 March, 1932.

World War II

In August 1939, with the Intelligence Office in Singapore. By June 1940 he was in Liverpool doing convoy-related work.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Allan Poland
Captain of H.M.S. A 10
5 Mar, 1914 – 20 Jul, 1914
Succeeded by
Cromwell H. Varley
Preceded by
Samuel M. G. Gravener
Captain of H.M.S. B 10
20 Jul, 1914
Succeeded by
Frederick C. C. Kennedy
Preceded by
Basil A. Beal
Captain of H.M.S. B 1
15 Jan, 1915 – 6 Aug, 1915
Succeeded by
Percy H. Boulnois
Preceded by
The Hon. Byron P. Cary
Captain of H.M.S. C 10
6 Aug, 1915 – 30 Oct, 1916
Succeeded by
The Hon. Walter S. Carson
Preceded by
Godfrey Herbert
Captain of H.M.S. H 8
30 Oct, 1916 – 30 Apr, 1918
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. H 28
30 Apr, 1918 – 25 Feb, 1919
Succeeded by
Charles E. A. W. Cox
Preceded by
Robert Bertram Ramsay
Captain of H.M.S. J 1
25 Feb, 1919 – 29 Jun, 1920
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ronald W. Blacklock
Captain of H.M.S. K 22
3 Feb, 1923[2] – 23 Feb, 1925
Succeeded by
Frank P. Busbridge
Preceded by
Douglas Garvey
Superintendent of Anti-Gas Training, Chatham
25 Jul, 1925[3] – 27 Jul, 1927[Inference]
Succeeded by
Robert N. Stopford


  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 21, 1904; pg. 12; Issue 37374.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 249.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 259.