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Revision as of 14:44, 31 May 2014

Gordon Alston Coles ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Coles was appointed in command of the destroyer Boxer on 12 January, 1910.[1]

On 25 June, 1913, he was appointed in command of the destroyer Ambuscade.[2] He was her captain at the Battle of Jutland, operating as part of the Fourth Destroyer Flotilla.[3]

See Also

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Vaughan A. E. Hanning-Lee
Captain of H.M.S. Boxer
12 Jan, 1910[4] – ?
Succeeded by
George E. Casley
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Ambuscade
25 Jun, 1913[5] – ?
Succeeded by
Reginald Nash

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List (April, 1910), p. 286.
  2. The Navy List (January, 1915). p. 273.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 44.
  4. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 286.
  5. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392a.