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Lieutenant-Commander Reginald Hugh Ransome (25 September, 1886 – 12 December, 1917) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Reginald Hugh Ransome was born in Winchester on 25 September, 1886. He entered the Navy as a Britannia cadet on 15 May, 1901.[1]

Upon graduating Britannia he gained three months' seniority.[2]

Ransome was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1908.[3]

In December, 1910, Ransome was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 67.[4]

Upon giving up command of T.B. 067 on 30 March, 1911, Ransome was appointed in command of the Teazer the same day.[5]

Ransome was appointed in command of the destroyer Coquette on 3 April, 1912.[6]

Ransome was promoted to Lieutenant-Commander on 1 October, 1916.[7]

He was killed in action while in command of the H.M.S. Partridge on 12 December, 1917.[8][9]

See Also

Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. Sandford
Captain of H.M. T.B. 67
Dec, 1910[10] – 30 Mar, 1911[11]
Succeeded by
Frederick J. Palmer
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
3 Apr, 1912[12] – Feb, 1914[13]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Warner
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Partridge
Jun, 1916[14] – 12 Dec, 1917[15]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  2. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  3. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  4. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143/759
  5. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 296.
  7. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  8. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. pp. 432-3.
  9. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  10. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143/759
  11. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1913). p. 298.
  13. Ransome Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/196
  14. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 396h.
  15. Naval Operations. Vol. V. pp. 189-90.

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