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Commander Christopher Powell Metcalfe, D.S.O. (25 March, 1873 – 30 September, 1935) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Metcalfe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in June, 1895.

Metcalfe was promoted to the rank of Commander in December, 1905.

Metcalfe was appointed in command of the destroyer Wear on 6 September, 1914.[1]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Michael H. Wilding
Captain of H.M.S. Charger
29 Aug, 1905[2] – 31 Mar, 1906
Succeeded by
Reginald G. Copleston
Preceded by
William S. F. Forbes
Captain of H.M.S. Rother
31 Mar, 1906[3] – 29 Sep, 1908
Succeeded by
George F. Hyde
Preceded by
Vivian H. G. Bernard
Captain of H.M.S. Argonaut
29 Sep, 1908[4] – 18 Jun, 1909[Inference]
Succeeded by
Carlton V. de M. Cowper
Preceded by
Henry D. Wilkin
Captain of H.M.S. Edgar
16 Apr, 1909[5]
Succeeded by
Charles L. Napier
Preceded by
Henry M. Fothergill
Captain of H.M.S. Wear
6 Sep, 1914[6] – 16 Sep, 1915[7]
Succeeded by
Wellwood G. C. Maxwell
Preceded by
Henry L. Cochrane
Assistant Director of Naval Equipment
late 1916[8]
Succeeded by
Hugh T. Walwyn
Preceded by
Guy M. Marston
Captain of H.M.S. Arlanza
13 Apr, 1918[9]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 397.
  2. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 293.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 368.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 279.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 307.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399i.
  7. Maxwell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48. f. 451.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 535.
  9. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 988.