Bernhard Alexander Pratt-Barlow

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Commander Bernhard Alexander Pratt-Barlow, R.N. (12 September, 1874 – 15 October, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Though he took the entrance exam with the candidates of January, 1889, Pratt-Barlow joined Britannia on 15 July, 1889.

Pratt-Barlow was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 August, 1897.

Pratt-Barlow was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1908.

Pratt-Barlow commanded destroyers from 1903 to early 1905.

A brief appointment in command of the battleship Hannibal was followed by a temporary appointment to join the first class protected cruiser Hawke on 26 January, 1914. It proved extensive enought that Pratt-Barlow died when Hawke was torpedoed on 15 October, 1914.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John G. de O. Coke
Captain of H.M.S. Osprey
15 Oct, 1903 – 15 Oct, 1903
Succeeded by
Cecil V. Usborne
Preceded by
Reginald L. Crichton
Captain of H.M.S. Sturgeon
16 Oct, 1903 – early 1904
Succeeded by
Claude A. Rombulow-Pearse
Preceded by
Claude A. Rombulow-Pearse
Captain of H.M.S. Lively
c. Feb, 1904 – 15 Apr, 1904
Succeeded by
John S. Dumaresq
Preceded by
Frederick W. Kinahan
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
15 Apr, 1904 – 31 Aug, 1904
Succeeded by
Henry C. Alcock
Preceded by
Cecil V. Usborne
Captain of H.M.S. Osprey
31 Aug, 1904 – 30 Jan, 1905
Succeeded by
William N. England
Preceded by
Alan C. Bruce
Captain of H.M.S. Kale
26 Jan, 1909[1] – 23 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Preceded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Rattlesnake
23 Aug, 1910[2] – 1 Apr, 1911
Succeeded by
James F. Dewar
Preceded by
Cecil I. Prowse
Captain of H.M.S. Hannibal
6 Dec, 1913 – 26 Jan, 1914
Succeeded by
Ernest K. Loring

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 335.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 365.