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 entered the Navy as it was transitioning to the new training scheme for cadets and was sent directly to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth as part of the September 1905 intake term.

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
Norman D. Holbrook
Captain of H.M.S. V 4
14 Feb, 1917 – 1 Feb, 1918
Succeeded by
Lawrence H. Bayley
Preceded by
Cornelius O. Regnart
Captain of H.M.S. G 12
1 Feb, 1918 – 13 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Clive A. Robinson
Preceded by
Frederick H. Taylor
Captain of H.M.S. J 4
13 Jan, 1919 – 27 Apr, 1921
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 59.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.