Herbert Annesley Packer

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Admiral SIR Herbert Annesley Packer, K.C.B., C.B.E., Royal Navy (9 October, 1894 – 23 September, 1962) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Packer was appointed in command of the battleship Warspite in January, 1943.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald Talbot
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Athens
? – 6 Jul, 1939[1]
Succeeded by
George E. M. O'Donnell
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Calcutta
Aug, 1939[2] – Mar, 1940[3]
Succeeded by
Dennis M. Lees
Preceded by
Henry H. Bousfield
Captain of H.M.S. Manchester
Apr, 1940[4] – May, 1941[5]
Succeeded by
Harold Drew
Preceded by
Oliver Bevir
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
15 Jun, 1941 – 1 Apr, 1943[6]
Succeeded by
Robert D. Oliver
Preceded by
FitzRoy E. P. Hutton
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
1 Apr, 1943 – 11 Oct, 1943
Succeeded by
Marcel H. A. Kelsey
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Second Cruiser Squadron
Oct, 1946[7] – Jan, 1948[8]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Guy H. E. Russell
Preceded by
Sir Douglas B. Fisher
Fourth Sea Lord and Chief of Supplies and Transport
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
The Earl Mountbatten
Preceded by
Edward D. B. McCarthy
Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Peveril B. R. W. William-Powlett

Footnotes

  1. Superseded that day. O'Donnell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 14.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. This date not very legible.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.