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'''Norton Allen Sulivan''' ( – 30 September, 1964) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]].
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{{ViceRN}} (retired) '''Norton Allen Sulivan''', C.V.O. (23 January, 1897 – 30 September, 1964) was an officer of the [[Royal Navy]] during the [[First World War]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
In September 1913 while a Commander, Sulivan was appointed in command of the {{UK-Hope|f=t}}.<ref>''The Navy List'' (April, 1914), p. 325.</ref>
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In September 1913 while a Commander, Sulivan was appointed in command of the {{UK-Hope|f=t}}.{{NLApr14|p. 325}}
  
 
He was in command of the {{UK-Marksman|f=t}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]], where she was 2nd in command of the {{UK-DF|12}}.{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 34, 45}}
 
He was in command of the {{UK-Marksman|f=t}} at the [[Battle of Jutland]], where she was 2nd in command of the {{UK-DF|12}}.{{UKJutlandOD|pp. 34, 45}}
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Sulivan was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1917.
 
Sulivan was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1917.
  
He assumed command of the {{UK-Cordelia|f=t}} on 1 May, 1919.<ref>''The Monthly Navy List'' (May, 1919).  p. 764.</ref>
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In December, 1918, he was one of two men serving as [[Assistant Director of Artillery and Torpedoes|Assistant Directors of Artillery and Torpedoes]].{{NLDec18|p. 1817}}
  
In 1926, he assumed command of the {{UK-Renown|f=t}}.{{MackieRNW}}
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He assumed command of the {{UK-Cordelia|f=t}} on 1 May, 1919.{{NLMay19|p. 764}}
  
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In 1926, he assumed command of the {{UK-Renown|f=t}}.
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Latest revision as of 11:40, 20 May 2019

Vice-Admiral (retired) Norton Allen Sulivan, C.V.O. (23 January, 1897 – 30 September, 1964) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War.

Life & Career

In September 1913 while a Commander, Sulivan was appointed in command of the destroyer Hope.[1]

He was in command of the flotilla leader Marksman at the Battle of Jutland, where she was 2nd in command of the Twelfth Destroyer Flotilla.[2]

Sulivan was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1917.

In December, 1918, he was one of two men serving as Assistant Directors of Artillery and Torpedoes.[3]

He assumed command of the light cruiser Cordelia on 1 May, 1919.[4]

In 1926, he assumed command of the battlecruiser Renown.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur E. F. Bedford
Captain of H.M. T.B. 79
21 Jul, 1903[5]
Succeeded by
William R. Napier
Preceded by
Hugh J. Tweedie
Captain of H.M.S. Hope
8 Sep, 1913[6][7] – Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Onslow
Preceded by
William D. Irvin
Captain of H.M.S. Moon
Jul, 1915 – 24 Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
Richard A. A. Plowden
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Marksman
24 Oct, 1915[8] – 13 Jul, 1917
Succeeded by
Lionel J. G. Anderson
Preceded by
The Hon. Arthur L. O. Forbes-Sempill
Captain of H.M.S. Cordelia
1 May, 1919[9] – 17 May, 1921
Succeeded by
John C. H. Lindsay
Preceded by
The Hon. E. Rupert Drummond
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
20 Jul, 1926[10] – 19 Dec, 1927
Succeeded by
Sidney R. Bailey

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 325.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 1817.
  4. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 764.
  5. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 394r.
  7. Day of month taken from Tweedie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 332.
  8. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396a.
  9. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 764.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 262.