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==Life & Career==
 
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Harry Pipon was the son of Captain [[John Pakenham Pipon]].
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Pipon was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 April, 1913.
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When the war broke out, Pipon ended a six-month stint as navigating officer in {{UK-Vengeance}} and was appointed to the {{UK-PrinceGeorge|f=t}} in the same capacity.
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Pipon served as navigating officer in {{UK-Temeraire}} from 14 April, 1916 through 1 July, 1919, being promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1917.
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Retired at his own request dated 30 October 1922.
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Pipon was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on the Retired List dated 8 October 1928.
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==World War II==
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Appointed in command of H.M. cable ship ''Lasoo'' on 2 May 1940.  In October 1941 he was appointed in command of a cable ship depot at Rosyth.  In December 1941 he was appointed in command of the ship ''Ubiquity'', likely a cable ship.
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Revision as of 08:52, 13 November 2019

Captain (retired) Harry Cecil Brand Pipon, (8 October, 1883 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Harry Pipon was the son of Captain John Pakenham Pipon.

Pipon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1905.

Pipon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1913.

When the war broke out, Pipon ended a six-month stint as navigating officer in Vengeance and was appointed to the battleship Prince George in the same capacity.

Pipon served as navigating officer in Temeraire from 14 April, 1916 through 1 July, 1919, being promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1917.

Retired at his own request dated 30 October 1922.

Pipon was promoted to the rank of Captain on the Retired List dated 8 October 1928.

World War II

Appointed in command of H.M. cable ship Lasoo on 2 May 1940. In October 1941 he was appointed in command of a cable ship depot at Rosyth. In December 1941 he was appointed in command of the ship Ubiquity, likely a cable ship.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Albert S. Susmann
Captain of H.M. T.B. 99
3 Jan, 1905[1] – 27 Feb, 1905[2]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Bashford

Footnotes

  1. Pipon Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/48/134. f. ?.
  2. Pipon Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/48/134. f. ?.