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'''Philip Duke Crofton''' ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{CommRN}} '''Philip Duke Crofton''', O.B.E., R.N., Retired (12 April, 1886 – 4 August, 1954) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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Born in Rochester, his father being retired Captain D. Crofton, R.N..
  
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Crofton was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 15 APril, 1908.{{NLMar13|p. 18}}
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==Post-War==
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Crofton was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 May, 1929.
  
 
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* [http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_rv=simple&_q=ADM+Philip+Duke+Crofton Service Records]
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Latest revision as of 16:05, 12 December 2018

Commander Philip Duke Crofton, O.B.E., R.N., Retired (12 April, 1886 – 4 August, 1954) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Rochester, his father being retired Captain D. Crofton, R.N..

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1908.[1]

Crofton was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 111 on 17 October, 1912.[2]

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1916.

Post-War

Crofton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 May, 1929.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Trevor H. S. Tatham
Captain of H.M. T.B. 111
17 Oct, 1912[3] – 16 Sep, 1913
Succeeded by
John M. Henderson

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 18.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (September, 1913). p. 401.