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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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{{RearRN}} '''John Moore Casement''' (13 September, 1877 – ?) 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==
Casement commanded the {{UK-Blanche|f=t}} in support of the {{UK-BS|4}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]].{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 42-46}}
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Casement was appointed in command of the {{UK-Blanche|f=t}} in May 1916,{{MackieRNW}} and was supporting the {{UK-BS|4}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]].{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 42-46}}
  
 
He commanded {{UK-Comus|f=t}} at the surrender of the [[High Sea Fleet]].{{CN}}
 
He commanded {{UK-Comus|f=t}} at the surrender of the [[High Sea Fleet]].{{CN}}
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In August 1921, he assumed command of the {{UK-Courageous|f=t}}.{{MackieRNW}}
  
 
He served as captain of {{UK-Benbow}} from October 1924 until April 1926.{{MackieRNW}}
 
He served as captain of {{UK-Benbow}} from October 1924 until April 1926.{{MackieRNW}}
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Revision as of 12:44, 22 October 2012

Rear-Admiral John Moore Casement (13 September, 1877 – ?) 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

Casement was appointed in command of the destroyer Blanche in May 1916,[1] and was supporting the Fourth Battle Squadron at the Battle of Jutland.[2]

He commanded light cruiser Comus at the surrender of the High Sea Fleet.[Citation needed]

In August 1921, he assumed command of the battlecruiser Courageous.[3]

He served as captain of Benbow from October 1924 until April 1926.[4]

Footnotes

  1. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 42-46.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
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