Arthur Kipling Waistell

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Admiral SIR Arthur Kipling Waistell, K.C.B., Royal Navy (30 March, 1873 – 26 October, 1953) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1910.[1]

On 7 December 1912, he was appointed to relieve Herbert William Richmond in command of the second class protected cruiser Vindictive.[2]

On 8 July, 1913, Waistell was appointed as captain of the depot ship Maidstone and for command of the Eighth Submarine Flotilla.[3]

He was serving as Captain of torpedo training school Vernon on 19 July, 1919.[4]

Great War

Waistell was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to King George V on 26 November, 1920, vice FitzMaurice.[5]

Flag Rank

Waistell was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 July, 1921, vice Stanley.[6]

He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 6 August, 1926, vice Dent.[7]

On the occasion of the King's birthday he was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Second Class, or Knight Commander, in the Military Division of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) on 3 June, 1929.[8]

Waistell was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 23 May, 1930, vice Goodenough.[9]

Bibliography

  • "Adml. Sir Arthur Waistell" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 28 October, 1953. Issue 52764, col E, pg. 10.

Service Record

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 28452. p. 4. 2 January, 1911.
  2. The Navy List (July, 1913) p. 394.
  3. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 10 July, 1913. Issue 40260, col B, p. 4.
  4. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1918. Letter of promulgation.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 32166. p. 12399. 17 December, 1920.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 32384. p. 5487. 8 July, 1921.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 33192. p. 5443. 17 August, 1926.
  8. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 33501. p. 3667. 3 June, 1929.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 33608. p. 3233. 23 May, 1930.
  10. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 343.
  11. Waistell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 344.
  12. The Naval Staff of the Admiralty. p. 123.
  13. "Naval, Military, and Air Force" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 9 June, 1931. Issue 45844, col C, p. 20.

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