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Coles was appointed in command of the {{UK-Boxer|f=t}} on 12 January, 1910.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1910), p. 286.</ref>
 
Coles was appointed in command of the {{UK-Boxer|f=t}} on 12 January, 1910.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1910), p. 286.</ref>
  
On 25 June, 1913, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Ambuscade|f=t}}.<ref>''The Navy List'' (January, 1915).  p. 273.</ref>
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On 25 June, 1913, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Ambuscade|f=t}}.<ref>''The Navy List'' (January, 1915).  p. 273.</ref> He was her captain at the [[Battle of Jutland]], operating as part of the {{UK-DF|4}}.{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 34, 44}}
  
 
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Revision as of 12:52, 27 February 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

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.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments