Norton Allen Sulivan

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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]


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh J. Tweedie
Captain of H.M.S. Hope
Sep, 1913 – ?
Succeeded by
Colin A. G. Hutchinson
Preceded by
Arthur L. O. Forbes-Sempill
Captain of H.M.S. Cordelia
1 May, 1919 – ?
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Herbert Meade
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
1926 – ?
Succeeded by
Sidney R. Bailey
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Marksman
1945 – ?
Succeeded by
Thomas C. C. Bolster


  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.