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Stuart was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 1 April, 1909.<ref>Stuart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/3.|D7604758}} f. 3.</ref>
 
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Stuart was appointed in command of the {{UK-TB117}} on 5 August, 1911.  He pleaded guilty, however, when tried in Court Martial on 27 August, 1912 for being absent without leave and he was dismissed the ship.  He was appointed to the {{UK-1Glasgow|f=t}} upon her re-commissioning in September.<ref>Stuart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/3.|D7604758}} f. 3.</ref>
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Stuart was awarded a D.S.C. for meritorious service in the destruction of the {{DE-Dresden|f=t}} on 14 March 1915.<ref>Stuart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/3.|D7604758}} f. 3.</ref>
  
 
Stuart was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 April, 1917.<ref>Stuart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/3.|D7604758}} f. 3.</ref>
 
Stuart was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 April, 1917.<ref>Stuart Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/51/3.|D7604758}} f. 3.</ref>

Revision as of 10:30, 12 December 2016

Rear-Admiral Charles Gage Stuart, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N. (2 February, 1887 – 1970) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1909.[1]

Stuart was appointed in command of the T.B. 117 on 5 August, 1911. He pleaded guilty, however, when tried in Court Martial on 27 August, 1912 for being absent without leave and he was dismissed the ship. He was appointed to the light cruiser Glasgow upon her re-commissioning in September.[2]

Stuart was awarded a D.S.C. for meritorious service in the destruction of the light cruiser Dresden on 14 March 1915.[3]

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1917.[4]

Stuart was appointed in command of the destroyer Voyager on 29 May, 1918.[5]

Post-War

Stuart remained in command of Voyager until being appointed to Ganges for Shotley Barracks, as first officer, on 10 July, 1920.

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1921. He was superseded at Shotley on 11 April, 1922.[6]

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1928.[7]

Stuart was appointed in command of the light cruiser Curlew in August, 1930.

World War II

Stuart saw extensive service in World War II.TODO: more in his service record

Stuart was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 5 January, 1940.[8]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Tom D. Greener
Captain of H.M. T.B. 117
5 Aug, 1911[9] – 1912
Succeeded by
Stafford H. Dillon
Preceded by
George W. McOran Campbell
Captain of H.M.S. Obedient
1 Aug, 1916[10]
Succeeded by
Charles G. Stuart
Preceded by
Charles G. Stuart
Captain of H.M.S. Obedient
5 Sep, 1917[11]
Succeeded by
James A. Douglas-Hamilton
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Voyager
29 May, 1918[12]
Succeeded by
Herbert M. Hughes
Preceded by
Percy R. P. Percival
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
Feb, 1930[13] – Aug, 1930[14]
Succeeded by
Reginald St. P. Parry
Preceded by
Arthur F. Pridham
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
15 Aug, 1930[15]
Succeeded by
Bertram C. Watson

Footnotes

  1. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  2. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  3. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  4. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  5. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 940.
  6. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  7. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  8. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/3. f. 3.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 400.
  10. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 396g.
  11. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1920). p. 896.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 228.

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