Arthur Hale Smith-Dorrien

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Arthur Hale Smith-Dorrien, R.N. (23 May, 1856 – 6 June, 1933) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

An able drawer and painter, Smith-Dorrien was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 6 November, 1879.

Smith-Dorrien was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1893.

Smith-Dorrien was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1900.

Smith-Dorrien was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 22 January, 1904 and promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral (retired) on 12 March, 1909.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick R. W. Morgan
Captain of H.M.S. Imogene
20 Oct, 1896 – 16 Nov, 1896
Succeeded by
Robert W. F. Travers
Preceded by
Francis G. De Lisle
Captain of H.M.S. Alacrity
1 Jan, 1897[1] – 18 Apr, 1900
Succeeded by
Spencer H. M. Login
Preceded by
Robert A. J. Montgomerie
Captain of H.M.S. Bonaventure
18 Apr, 1900 – 15 Jul, 1900
Succeeded by
Charles J. Graves-Sawle
Preceded by
Colin R. Keppel
Captain of H.M.S. Rainbow
16 Jul, 1901
Succeeded by
Thomas Y. Greet


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 221.