William Barlow

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) William Barlow (26 June, 1863 – 21 June, 1935) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Promoted to the rank of Gunner on 1 March, 1896.

On 4 August, 1905, Gunner (T) Barlow was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 66.[1]

Barlow was appointed Gunner (T) in Command of the destroyer Taku on 20 July, 1908.[2]

On 1 April, 1912, he was promoted to Chief Gunner.[3]

Barlow was appointed in command of the special service vessel Rose, tender to the torpedo training school H.M.S. Defiance, from 18 February, 1913 until 23 October, 1914. He then commenced work at Lowestoft, helping fit out trawlers while on the books of the old torpedo gunboat H.M.S. Halcyon. On 7 February 1918 he was sent to Port Edgar Base, where he worked until 11 February, 1919, being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 May, 1918.

Post-War

Barlow was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 May, 1926.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. F. Nash
Captain of H.M. T.B. 66
4 Aug, 1905[4] – 10 Feb, 1906
Succeeded by
William J. Whitworth
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Taku
20 Jul, 1908[5] – 24 Jun, 1910
Succeeded by
Edward J. Trillo

Footnotes

  1. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 399.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 381.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 5.
  4. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 399.
  5. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 381.