John Irvine Graham

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Captain John Irvine Graham, C.B.E., O.B.E., R.N., Retired (17 July, 1862 – 10 December, 1947) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Graham was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1885.

Graham was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1897.

Graham was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain (retired) on 28 June, 1909.

Though his service record does not indicate any appointments or employment, Graham's O.B.E. was issued in January, 1918 for service connected to the war. His C.B.E. was civil, gazetted 30 March 1920.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Panther
3 Nov, 1898[1] – before 16 Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
Arthur P. James
Preceded by
James de C. Hamilton
Captain of H.M.S. Hecla
16 Jul, 1901 – 23 Aug, 1901
Succeeded by
Edward F. B. Charlton
Preceded by
Henry R. P. Floyd
Captain of H.M.S. Fearless
26 Nov, 1901[2] – 27 Apr, 1903[Inference]
Succeeded by
P. Vaughan Lewes
Preceded by
Hector L. Watts-Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Gossamer
14 Jul, 1904 – 1 Oct, 1904
Succeeded by
George B. Brennan


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 278.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 256.