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'''Robert Stedman MacFarlan''' ( – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{RearRN}} '''Robert Stedman MacFarlan''' (16 August, 1881 – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
==Life & Career==
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MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of {{LieutRN}} on 30 September, 1902.<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
  
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He married Jeanie M. CHatman on 2 February, 1909.<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
  
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MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 30 September, 1911.<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
  
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He was appointed as torpedo officer in {{UK-Warspite}} on 14 January, 1915.
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MacFarlan was appointed in command of the {{UK-Carlisle|f=t}} in August, 1923.{{MackieRNW}}
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He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Centurion|f=t}} in July, 1927.{{MackieRNW}}
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MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of {{CommRN}} on 30 June, 1916.<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
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Superseded in {{UK-Warspite}} on 18 January or 8 March, 1918.<ref>Record appears ambiguous.  MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
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==Post-War==
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MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of {{CaptRN}} on 30 June, 1922.<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
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MacFarlan was appointed to the {{UK-Carlisle|f=t}} on 11 August, 1923 to take command when she commissioned in September.
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He was appointed in command of the {{UK-Centurion|f=t}} on 19 July, 1927.
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MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of {{RearRN}} on 31 July, 1934 and placed on the Retired List the next day in accordance with [[Order in Council of 9 March, 1914]].<ref>MacFarlan Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/46.|D7603682}} f. 176.</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 11:55, 22 May 2015

Rear-Admiral Robert Stedman MacFarlan (16 August, 1881 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1902.[1]

He married Jeanie M. CHatman on 2 February, 1909.[2]

MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 September, 1911.[3]

He was appointed as torpedo officer in Warspite on 14 January, 1915.

MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1916.[4]

Superseded in Warspite on 18 January or 8 March, 1918.[5]

Post-War

MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1922.[6]

MacFarlan was appointed to the light cruiser Carlisle on 11 August, 1923 to take command when she commissioned in September.

He was appointed in command of the battleship Centurion on 19 July, 1927.

MacFarlan was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 31 July, 1934 and placed on the Retired List the next day in accordance with Order in Council of 9 March, 1914.[7]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald C. Dickens
Captain of H.M.S. Carlisle
Aug, 1923[8] – 12 Aug, 1926[9]
Succeeded by
Guy W. Hallifax
Preceded by
Thomas N. James
Captain of H.M.S. Centurion
Jul, 1927[10]
Succeeded by
Robert C. Hamilton

Footnotes

  1. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  2. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  3. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  4. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  5. Record appears ambiguous. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  6. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  7. MacFarlan Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/46. f. 176.
  8. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  9. Superseded that day. Hallifax Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49. f. 35.
  10. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.

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