John Arthur Tuke

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Rear-Admiral John Arthur Tuke, Royal Navy (18 April, 1857 – 5 January, 1916) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Tuke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 10 August, 1881.[1]

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

Captain

Tuke was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1901.[3]

In January 1905, he assumed command of the first class protected cruiser Theseus.[4] He became Captain of the armoured cruiser Monmouth in April 1906.[5]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Victorious on 1 June, 1908.[6]

Tuke was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 19 July, 1911, vice Fisher,[7] and, in accordance with the provisions of the Order in Council of 8 December, 1903, was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 24 October, 1913.[8]

Bibliography

  • "Death of Rear-Admiral Tuke" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 8 January, 1916. Issue 41058, col E, p. 3.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick A. Warden
Captain of H.M.S. Undaunted
15 Sep, 1904[9] – 9 Jan, 1905[10]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Charles H. Robertson
Captain of H.M.S. Theseus
10 Jan, 1905[11] – 9 Apr, 1906[12]
Succeeded by
Thomas L. Barnardiston
Preceded by
Charles H. H. Moore
Captain of H.M.S. Monmouth
10 Apr, 1906[13] – 22 Feb, 1908[14]
Succeeded by
George W. Smith
Preceded by
Henry H. Torlesse
Captain of H.M.S. Victorious
1 Jun, 1908[15][16] – 16 Nov, 1908[17]
Succeeded by
Joseph R. Bridson
Preceded by
Robert N. Ommanney
Captain of Devonport Dockyard
17 Nov, 1908[18] – 5 Jan, 1911[19]
Succeeded by
Evelyn R. Le Marchant

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26534. p. 4154. 12 August, 1881.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26694. p. 7532. 31 December, 1895.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 27393. p. 3. 3 January, 1902.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 392.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 28515. p. 5432. 21 July, 1911.
  8. The London Gazette: no. 28772. p. 7870. 11 November, 1913.
  9. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  10. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  11. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  12. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  13. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  14. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 392.
  16. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  17. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  18. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.
  19. Tuke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 637.