John Moore Casement

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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

He was promoted to Commander on 30 June 1909.[1]

Casement was appointed in command of the destroyer Blanche in May 1916,[2] and was supporting the Fourth Battle Squadron at the Battle of Jutland.[3]

In December 1916, he was appointed in command of the light cruiser Comus.[4] 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.[5]

He served as captain of Benbow from October 1924 until April 1926.[6]

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Richard Hyde
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
21 May, 1916[7] – after 1 Jun, 1916[8]
Succeeded by
Reginald A. R. Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax
Preceded by
Alan G. Hotham
Captain of H.M.S. Comus
26 Dec, 1916[9] – after 21 Nov, 1918[10]
Succeeded by
Gerard A. Wells
Preceded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Captain of H.M.S. Courageous
Aug, 1921[11]
Succeeded by
Thomas N. James
Preceded by
Kenelm E. L. Creighton
Captain of H.M.S. Benbow
Oct, 1924[12]
Succeeded by
Ambrose M. Peck
 

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 42-46.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392m.
  8. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. p. 43.
  9. The Navy List. (November, 1917). . 392p.
  10. in command at Operation ZZ
  11. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  12. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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