Cecil Ponsonby Talbot

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Vice-Admiral Cecil Ponsonby Talbot, D.S.O., Royal Navy (31 August, 1884 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lieutenant Talbot was appointed in command of the submarine C 14 on 27 March, 1912.[1]

Talbot was appointed in command of the submarine E 6 on 19 March, 1913.[2]

On 17 October, 1913, his appointment to E 6 was renewed and he was also appointed in command of her sister submarine, E 16.[3]

He was in command of E 16 on 15 September, 1915 when she torpedoed U 45 at 59deg 10' N, 5deg 9' E..[4]

Commander Talbot was appointed in command of the depot ship Ambrose on 19 September, 1918, and placed in command of Ambrose's Flotilla.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert H. T. Raikes
Captain of H.M.S. C 14
27 Mar, 1912[6]
Succeeded by
Claud L. Y. Dering
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 6
19 Mar, 1913[7]
Succeeded by
Cecil P. Talbot
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. E 16
17 Oct, 1913[8]
Succeeded by
Kenneth J. Duff-Dunbar
Preceded by
Cecil P. Talbot
Captain of H.M.S. E 6
17 Oct, 1913[9]
Succeeded by
William J. Foster
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. J 5
6 May, 1916[10] – 18 Sep, 1916[11]
Succeeded by
Edward C. Boyle
Preceded by
Nicholas E. Archdale
Captain of H.M.S. Ambrose
19 Sep, 1918[12]
Succeeded by
Robert R. Turner
Preceded by
Martin E. Nasmith
Commander (S), Ambrose's Flotilla
19 Sep, 1918[13]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Martin E. Dunbar-Nasmith
Captain of H.M.S. Lucia
30 Oct, 1920[14]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Layton
Preceded by
Frederick A. Sommerville
Captain (S), Eleventh Submarine Flotilla
30 Oct, 1920[15]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Max K. Horton
Captain of H.M.S. Dolphin
14 Mar, 1922[16]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
The Hon. Arthur Stopford
Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
Jul, 1925[17] – 1927[18]
Succeeded by
Ralph Eliot
Preceded by
Harold O. Reinold
Director of Naval Equipment
? – 10 Dec, 1936[19]
Succeeded by
St. Aubyn B. Wake
Preceded by
Albert P. Addison
Director of Dockyards and Repair
1 May, 1937[20]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 317.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 301.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1915). pp. 352-3.
  4. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 725.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 317.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 301.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1915). pp. 352-3.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 353.
  10. R.A.N. page on J 5.
  11. R.A.N. page on J 5 implies that Boyle superseded Talbot.
  12. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 725.
  13. The Navy List. (December, 1919). p. 725.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 803.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 803.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 749. Year could be 1921.
  17. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  18. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  19. Wake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/9. f. 213.
  20. Superseded his predecessor that day. Addison Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/138. f. 221.

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