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Latest revision as of 12:59, 21 February 2020

Admiral of the Fleet SIR Rhoderick Robert McGrigor, G.C.B., D.S.C. (12 April, 1893 – 3 December, 1959) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

McGrigor received the Beaufort and Wharton Testimonial for the year 1913.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1914.

He received a first-class certificate in torpedoes in 1918.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 October, 1922 shortly after being admitted to Haslar Hospital with bronchial catarrh.

McGrigor was blamed for a collision between Thisbe and Ulster in 1924, as he had left an inexperienced acting Sub-Lieutenant in charge without adequate supervision.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1927.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1933.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 8 July, 1941.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 15 April, 1945.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Admiral on 2 September, 1948.

McGrigor was promoted to the rank of Admiral of the Fleet on 1 May, 1953.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril Gore
Captain of H.M.S. Thisbe
10 Jul, 1924
Succeeded by
James C. N. MacMillan
Preceded by
John H. Jauncey
Captain of H.M.S. Versatile
10 Aug, 1932[1]
Succeeded by
Cecil B. Turner
Preceded by
Cedric S. Holland
Captain of H.M.S. Kempenfelt
22 Sep, 1936[2]
Succeeded by
Clifford Caslon
Preceded by
Frederick H. G. Dalrymple-Hamilton
Captain (D), Fourth Destroyer Flotilla
22 Sep, 1936[3] – 18 Aug, 1938
Succeeded by
George H. Creswell
Preceded by
Charles E. B. Simeon
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
23 Dec, 1940 – 26 Aug, 1941
Succeeded by
Charles S. Daniel
Preceded by
Sir Edward N. Syfret
Vice Chief of Naval Staff
Oct, 1945 – Oct, 1947
Succeeded by
Sir John H. Edelsten
Preceded by
Sir Robert L. Burnett
Commander in Chief, Plymouth Station
1950 – 1951
Succeeded by
Sir Maurice J. Mansergh
Preceded by
Lord Bruce A. Fraser
First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
Dec, 1951[4] – Apr, 1955[5]
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 283.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 251.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 251.
  4. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.