Vincent Byrne Cardwell

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Captain Vincent Byrne Cardwell, O.B.E., R.N., Retired (28 May, 1886 – 20 September, 1955) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Edgbaston and raised by his mother.

Cardwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 September, 1907.

Cardwell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 September, 1915.


Cardwell was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1921.

Cardwell was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 28 May, 1932.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Albert S. Elwell-Sutton
Captain of H.M.S. Sir Bevis
18 Aug, 1919 – 24 Apr, 1920
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Irving M. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Heather
24 Apr, 1920 – 1 Aug, 1921
Succeeded by
Geoffrey C. Candy
Preceded by
Bernard Buxton
Captain of H.M.S. Veronica
7 Sep, 1922[1] – 1 Mar, 1925
Succeeded by
Philip Hordern
Preceded by
Francis D. Mowatt
Captain of H.M.S. Daffodil
11 Oct, 1927[2] – 28 Oct, 1929
Succeeded by
Alexander G. B. Wilson


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 281.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 229.