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[[Rear-Admiral (Royal Navy)|Rear-Admiral]] '''John Moore Casement''' (13 September, 1877 – ?) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{AdmRN}} '''John Moore Casement''', C.B. (13 September, 1877 – 25 January, 1952) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
He is not the same man as [[John Casement]] born 1854, nor another John Casement born in 1880.
 
He is not the same man as [[John Casement]] born 1854, nor another John Casement born in 1880.
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
He commanded the scout cruiser [[H.M.S. Blanche (1909)|''Blanche'']] in support of the [[Fourth Battle Squadron (Royal Navy)|Fourth Battle Squadron]] at the [[Battle of Jutland]].<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_battle_at_Jutland Wikipedia]</ref>
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{{LieutRN}} on 15 September, 1898.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
  
Apparently, he later commanded [[H.M.S. Benbow (1913)|''Benbow'']].{{CN}}
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In 1908, he was thanked for designing a training gear to be used in the centre hoods of the turrets of {{UK-Magnificent|f=p}}, as well as pedal-worked elevating gear for the 12-in guns.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
  
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He was promoted to {{CommRN}} on 30 June 1909.{{NLMar13|p. 14}}
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He was appointed to the Royal Naval Barracks in Portsmouth for Drafting Duties on 27 August, 1912.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
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Casement was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 31 December, 1915.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
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On 20 March, 1916, Captain Casement abandoned his drafting desk for an appointment as Captain in {{UK-Blonde}}.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
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Casement was appointed in command of the {{UK-1Blanche|f=t}} in May 1916, and was supporting the {{UK-BS|4}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]].{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 42-46}}
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In December 1916, he was appointed in command of the {{UK-Comus|f=t}}.  He commanded {{UK-Comus|f=t}} at the surrender of the [[High Sea Fleet]].{{CN}}
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==Post-War==
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In August 1921, he assumed command of the {{UK-Courageous|f=t}}.
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He served as captain of {{UK-Benbow}} from October 1924 until April 1926.
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He was promoted to {{RearRN}} on 4 October, 1926.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
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He was promoted to {{ViceRN}} on 3 April, 1931 and placed on the Retired List the next day.  He was advanced to the rank of {{AdmRN}} on the Retired List on 1 January, 1936.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
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==World War II==
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On 11 March, 1940, Casement was appointed to ''Eaglet'', additional, to help with the Liverpool Convoy Pool, serving as a {{Com2RN}}.<ref>Casement Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/44.}} f. 381.</ref>
  
 
==Service Records==
 
==Service Records==
 
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Latest revision as of 10:41, 20 May 2019

Admiral John Moore Casement, C.B. (13 September, 1877 – 25 January, 1952) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

He is not the same man as John Casement born 1854, nor another John Casement born in 1880.

Life & Career

Lieutenant on 15 September, 1898.[1]

In 1908, he was thanked for designing a training gear to be used in the centre hoods of the turrets of H.M.S. Magnificent, as well as pedal-worked elevating gear for the 12-in guns.[2]

He was promoted to Commander on 30 June 1909.[3]

He was appointed to the Royal Naval Barracks in Portsmouth for Drafting Duties on 27 August, 1912.[4]

Casement was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1915.[5]

On 20 March, 1916, Captain Casement abandoned his drafting desk for an appointment as Captain in Blonde.[6]

Casement was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Blanche in May 1916, and was supporting the Fourth Battle Squadron at the Battle of Jutland.[7]

In December 1916, he was appointed in command of the light cruiser Comus. He commanded light cruiser Comus at the surrender of the High Sea Fleet.[Citation needed]

Post-War

In August 1921, he assumed command of the battlecruiser Courageous.

He served as captain of Benbow from October 1924 until April 1926.

He was promoted to Rear-Admiral on 4 October, 1926.[8]

He was promoted to Vice-Admiral on 3 April, 1931 and placed on the Retired List the next day. He was advanced to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List on 1 January, 1936.[9]

World War II

On 11 March, 1940, Casement was appointed to Eaglet, additional, to help with the Liverpool Convoy Pool, serving as a Commodore, Second Class.[10]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John P. Irven
Captain of H.M.S. Haughty
16 Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
John F. Grant-Dalton
Preceded by
William Cooper
Captain of H.M.S. Haughty
Jun, 1906[11]
Succeeded by
George K. Chetwode
Preceded by
Albert C. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
20 Mar, 1916[12] – 21 May, 1916[13]
Succeeded by
Basil V. Brooke
Preceded by
Richard Hyde
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
21 May, 1916[14][15] – 26 Dec, 1916[16]
Succeeded by
Reginald A. R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax
Preceded by
Alan G. Hotham
Captain of H.M.S. Comus
26 Dec, 1916[17][18] – late Nov, 1918[19][20]
Succeeded by
Gerard A. Wells
Preceded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Captain of H.M.S. Courageous
2 Aug, 1921[21]
Succeeded by
Thomas N. James
Preceded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Captain of H.M.S. Benbow
10 Oct, 1924[22][23] – 10 Apr, 1926[24]
Succeeded by
Ambrose M. Peck
Preceded by
Michael H. Hodges
as Vice-Admiral Commanding, Third Battle Squadron
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Third Battle Squadron
5 May, 1928[25] – 6 May, 1929[26]
Succeeded by
Henry K. Kitson
 

Footnotes

  1. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  2. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  3. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
  4. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  5. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  6. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  7. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 42-46.
  8. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  9. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  10. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  11. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  12. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  13. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  14. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  15. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  16. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  17. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  18. The Navy List. (November, 1917). . 392p.
  19. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  20. in command at Operation ZZ
  21. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 743.
  22. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 217.
  23. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  24. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  25. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.
  26. Casement Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 381.