George Thomas Carlisle Parker Swabey

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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
Richard F. H. H. Mahon
Captain of H.M. T.B. 86
16 Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
William H. S. Ball
Preceded by
George P. Ross
Captain of H.M.S. Revenge
15 Apr, 1919[7][8] – 3 May, 1921[9]
Succeeded by
Henry J. S. Brownrigg
Preceded by
Charles A. Scott
Deputy Director of Naval Ordnance
25 May, 1921[10] – 15 Oct, 1923[11]
Succeeded by
Alan R. Dewar
Preceded by
Percy M. R. Royds
Captain of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich
1 Oct, 1924[12] – 18 Jun, 1926[13]
Succeeded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Preceded by
Alister F. Beal
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
18 Jun, 1926[14] – 23 Jan, 1927[15]
Succeeded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Preceded by
Alister F. Beal
Commander, New Zealand Station
18 Jun, 1926 – Sep, 1929[16]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Blake
as Rear-Admiral Commanding, New Zealand Station
Preceded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
2 Jan, 1927[17] – 23 Oct, 1927[18]
Succeeded by
Lionel V. Wells
Preceded by
James S. Macl. Ritchie
Captain of H.M.S. Dunedin
26 Oct, 1927[19] – 18 Oct, 1929[20]
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. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 895.
  9. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  10. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  11. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  12. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  13. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  14. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  15. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  16. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  17. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  18. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  19. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.
  20. Swabey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46/6. f. 6.