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Revision as of 21:12, 13 May 2014

Admiral Hubert Grant-Dalton, Royal Navy, Retired (21 July, 1862 – 22 April, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

He came third in order of merit out of forty-two candidates who passed the examination for naval cadetships.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 21 June, 1884.

Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1895.[2]

Captain

Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1904.[3]

In January 1905, he assumed command of the second class protected cruiser Flora, remaining there to August 1907.[4]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Ramillies and a group of special service ships on 1 February, 1908.[5]

Grant-Dalton was appointed an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, in the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 1 January, 1914.[6]

Great War

In August 1914, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Amphitrite, remaining in her until April or May of 1915.[7]

Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 April, 1915, vice Moggridge.[8] Due to the lack of positions available for an officer of his age, he was placed on the Retired List on 2 June.[9] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral (Retired) on 1 November, 1919,[10] and to the rank of Admiral on 1 August, 1924.[11]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Grant-Dalton" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 24 April, 1934. Issue 46736, col B, p. 16.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Casper J. Baker
Captain of H.M.S. Flora
Jan, 1905[12] – ?
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent
Preceded by
George A. Hardinge
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
1 Feb, 1908[13] – ?
Succeeded by
Vivian H. G. Bernard
Preceded by
Edward F. Bruen
Captain of H.M.S. Amphitrite
Aug, 1914[14] – ?
Succeeded by
Henry B. T. Somerville
 

Footnotes

  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 4 December, 1875. Issue 28490, col A, p. 6.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26694. p. 7532. 31 December, 1895.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27691. p. 4181. 1 July, 1904.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 27 January, 1908. Issue 38553, col C, p. 10.
  6. Edinburgh Gazette: no. 12630. p. 7. 2 January, 1914.
  7. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 29127. p. 3582. 13 April, 1915.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 29197. p. 5873. 18 June, 1915.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 31632. p. 13545. 7 November, 1919.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 32963. p. 5954. 8 August, 1924.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  13. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 365.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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