Ambrose Northorp Lee

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Commander (retired) Ambrose Northorp Lee, R.N. (3 April, 1890 – 26 December, 1951) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a retired solicitor.

Lee was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 November, 1911.[1]

He was appointed to Arrogant for duty in the submarine C 16 on 25 August, 1913.[2]


Lee was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 November, 1919.

Lee was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Commander on 23 June, 1933.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. J 4
before 25 Mar, 1919[3]
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 59.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  3. Royal Australian Navy page on J 4.