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Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1895.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26694/pages/7532 no. 26694.  p. 7532.]  31 December, 1895.</ref>
 
Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 31 December, 1895.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26694/pages/7532 no. 26694.  p. 7532.]  31 December, 1895.</ref>
  
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Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1904.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27691/pages/4181 no. 27691.  p. 4181.]  1 July, 1904.</ref>
 
Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1904.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27691/pages/4181 no. 27691.  p. 4181.]  1 July, 1904.</ref>
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In January 1905, he assumed command of the {{UK-Flora|f=t}}, remaining there to August 1907.{{MackieRNW}}
  
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Ramillies|f=t}} and a group of special service ships on 1 February, 1908.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 27 January, 1908.  Issue '''38553''', col C, p. 10.</ref>
 
He was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Ramillies|f=t}} and a group of special service ships on 1 February, 1908.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Monday, 27 January, 1908.  Issue '''38553''', col C, p. 10.</ref>

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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

Grant-Dalton was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 11 April, 1915, vice Moggridge.[7] Due to the lack of positions available for an officer of his age, he was placed on the Retired List on 2 June.[8] He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral (Retired) on 1 November, 1919,[9] and to the rank of Admiral on 1 August, 1924.[10]

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. The London Gazette: no. 29127. p. 3582. 13 April, 1915.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 29197. p. 5873. 18 June, 1915.
  9. The London Gazette: no. 31632. p. 13545. 7 November, 1919.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 32963. p. 5954. 8 August, 1924.

Bibliography

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

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