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Revision as of 10:23, 7 November 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


 

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. The Navy List. (April, 1897). p. 236a.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1900). p. 297.
  14. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 365.
  16. Grant-Dalton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 149.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 274.

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