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Norton Allen Sulivan ( – 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.

He assumed command of the light cruiser Cordelia on 1 May, 1919.[3]

In 1926, he assumed command of the battlecruiser Renown.[4]


  1. The Navy List (April, 1914), p. 325.
  2. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 34, 45.
  3. The Monthly Navy List (May, 1919). p. 764.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.


Service Records