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{{ViceRN}} '''George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey''', K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (22 January, 1881 – 9 February, 1952) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{ViceRN}} {{SIR}} '''George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey''', K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (22 January, 1881 – 9 February, 1952) was an officer in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Born in Bedfordshire, Swabey gained twelve months' time on passing out of {{UK-1Britannia}}.<ref>Swabey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/6.|D7603513}} f. 6.</ref>
  
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Swabey was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 July, 1901 and was awarded that year's [[Ryder Memorial Prize]] for his strong French language test score.<ref>Swabey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/6.|D7603513}} f. 6.</ref>
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He was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1918.
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He was appointed command of the {{UK-Revenge|f=t}} on 15 April, 1919.{{NLAug19|p. 895}}
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Swabey was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1913.<ref>Swabey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/6.|D7603513}} f. 6.</ref>
  
==See Also==
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Swabey was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1918.<ref>Swabey Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/46/6.|D7603513}} f. 6.</ref>
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==Post-War==
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Swabey was appointed command of the {{UK-Revenge|f=t}} on 15 April, 1919.{{NLAug19|p. 895}}
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Swabey was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 6 October, 1929 and placed on the Retired List othe following day.  He was promoted to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 16 January, 1935.<ref>Swabey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46/6.|D7603513}} f. 6.</ref>
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==World War II==
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Revision as of 12:22, 29 June 2017

Vice-Admiral SIR George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (22 January, 1881 – 9 February, 1952) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Bedfordshire, Swabey gained twelve months' time on passing out of Britannia.[1]

Swabey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 July, 1901 and was awarded that year's Ryder Memorial Prize for his strong French language test score.[2]

Swabey was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.[3]

Swabey was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1918.[4]

Post-War

Swabey was appointed command of the battleship Revenge on 15 April, 1919.[5]

Swabey was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 6 October, 1929 and placed on the Retired List othe following day. He was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 16 January, 1935.[6]

World War II

See Also

Bibliography

  • "Vice-Admiral Sir Carlisle Swabey" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 11 February, 1952. Issue 52232, col F, pg. 8.

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George P. Ross
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
15 Apr, 1919[7]
Succeeded by
Henry J. S. Brownrigg
Preceded by
Alister F. Beal
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
Aug, 1926[8] – Jan, 1927[9]
Succeeded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Preceded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
Jan, 1927[10] – Oct, 1927[11]
Succeeded by
Lionel V. Wells
Preceded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
1928[12] – Sep, 1929[13]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Blake

Footnotes

  1. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  2. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  3. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  4. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 895.
  6. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 895.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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