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'''Arthur Lionel Ochoncar Forbes-Sempill''' ( – ) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{RearRN}} '''Arthur Lionel Ochoncar Forbes-Sempill''' (1877–1962) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
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He was appointed command of the {{UK-Colossus|y=1910|f=t}}.
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He attended the Royal Navy War College from 3 March - 20 June, 1913, placing first of ten commanders.
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He was executive officer of the {{UK-Valiant|f=t}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]].
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He was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1916.
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He was appointed command of the {{UK-Cordelia|f=t}} on 1 June, 1917,<ref>''The Navy List'' (December, 1918).  p. 764.</ref> and was in her at the surrender of the German fleet.
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He was appointed command of the {{UK-Colossus|f=t}} on 15 May, 1919.<ref>''The Navy List'' (August, 1919).  p. 761.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 11:32, 21 August 2012

Rear-Admiral Arthur Lionel Ochoncar Forbes-Sempill (1877–1962) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He attended the Royal Navy War College from 3 March - 20 June, 1913, placing first of ten commanders.

He was executive officer of the battleship Valiant at the Battle of Jutland.

He was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1916.

He was appointed command of the scout cruiser Blonde.

He was appointed command of the light cruiser Cordelia on 1 June, 1917,[1] and was in her at the surrender of the German fleet.

He was appointed command of the battleship Colossus on 15 May, 1919.[2]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List (December, 1918). p. 764.
  2. The Navy List (August, 1919). p. 761.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments