Sydenham Gordon Douglas

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Lieutenant-Commander Sydenham Gordon Douglas, R.N. (5 August, 1867 – 26 August, 1928) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The eldest son of Admiral Robert Gordon Douglas was born in Lower Walmer.

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 January, 1891.

Douglas was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 January, 1899.

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 19 September, 1904.

Douglas died "suddenly" at 46 Westbourne, Tee of a cerebral hemorrhage.

The Reviewer of Douglas's estate informed the Navythat Douglas "had become a lunatic".

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil F. Lambert
Captain of H.M.S. Skipjack
15 Jan, 1901[1] – 1 Dec, 1901
Succeeded by
Hastings F. Shakespear


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 302a.