Herbert Annesley Packer

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Admiral SIR Herbert Annesley Packer, K.C.B., C.B.E., Royal Navy (9 October, 1894 – 23 September, 1962) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Packer was appointed in command of the battleship Warspite in January, 1943.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald Talbot
Royal Navy Naval Attaché at Athens
? – 6 Jul, 1939[1]
Succeeded by
George E. M. O'Donnell
Preceded by
Frederick R. M. Johnson
Captain of H.M.S. Calcutta
23 Jan, 1939 – 18 Mar, 1940
Succeeded by
Dennis M. Lees
Preceded by
Henry H. Bousfield
Captain of H.M.S. Manchester
Apr, 1940[2] – May, 1941[3]
Succeeded by
Harold Drew
Preceded by
Oliver Bevir
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
15 Jun, 1941 – 1 Apr, 1943[4]
Succeeded by
Robert D. Oliver
Preceded by
FitzRoy E. P. Hutton
Captain of H.M.S. Warspite
1 Apr, 1943 – 11 Oct, 1943
Succeeded by
Marcel H. A. Kelsey
Preceded by
Alban T. B. Curteis
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Second Cruiser Squadron
Oct, 1946[5] – Jan, 1948[6]
Succeeded by
The Hon. Guy H. E. Russell
Preceded by
Sir Douglas B. Fisher
Fourth Sea Lord and Chief of Supplies and Transport
1948 – 1950
Succeeded by
The Earl Mountbatten
Preceded by
Edward D. B. McCarthy
Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Peveril B. R. W. William-Powlett

Footnotes

  1. Superseded that day. O'Donnell Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/56. f. 14.
  2. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  3. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS.
  4. This date not very legible.
  5. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.
  6. Mackie, Colin. ROYAL NAVY SENIOR APPOINTMENTS.