Ronald Court Glazebrook

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Captain R.N.R. Ronald Court Glazebrook, R.D., R.N.R., Retired (26 February, 1882 – 20 August, 1930) served in the Royal Naval Reserve. He spoke a little Italian.

Life & Career

Born in Liverpool.

Glazebrook was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant R.N.R. with seniority of 19 May, 1909.[1]

Glazebrook was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander R.N.R. with seniority of 19 May, 1917. He demobilised on 19 March 1919.[2]

Glazebrook was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 31 December, 1921.[3]

Glazebrook was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain R.N.R. on 28 March, 1927.[4]

Glazebrook drowned with five others when the chartered motor yacht Islander capsized three miles off Fowey, Cornwall with Commodore H. D. King, M.P.'s party in a severe gale on 20 August, 1930. It was supposed that the yacht's steering gear may have been damaged after striking a rock in the bay.[5][6][7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William J. O'Neill
Captain of H.M. T.B. 112
4 Nov, 1915[8] – Apr, 1916[9]
Succeeded by
Alexander MacRae
Preceded by
Frederic T. Peters
Captain of H.M.S. Greyhound
7 Sep, 1916[10] – 10 Oct, 1916[11]
Succeeded by
Arthur P. Melsom
Preceded by
George Mascull
Captain of H.M.S. Bonetta
7 Nov, 1916[12] – 11 Dec, 1917[13]
Succeeded by
Frank H. Chester
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Tuberose
7 Dec, 1917[14][15] – 21 Dec, 1918[Inference]
Succeeded by
George D. Williams

Footnotes

  1. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  2. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  3. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  4. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  5. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  6. "Severe Gale." The Times (London, England), 22 Aug. 1930, p. 10.
  7. "Islander Yacht Disaster." The Times (London, England), 23 Aug. 1930, p. 10.
  8. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  9. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394s.
  11. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  12. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  13. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  14. Glazebrook Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 240/53/251. f. 251.
  15. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 922.