Walter Carey

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Captain Walter Carey, C.B.E.(m), R.N., Retired (6 February, 1862 – 14 January, 1932) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Colonel R. Carey of London.

Carey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 July, 1884.

Carey was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1897.

On 8 September, 1902 he was found unfit for further sea service.

Carey was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 6 February, 1908.

In the Great War, Carey worked as a W/T Censor at Land's End from 1 August 1914 to 13 July, 1915. He then went to Crystal Palace as Provost Marshal [?] before being appointed in command of R.N. Depot, Crystal Palace on 1 July, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M. T.B. 55
20 Apr, 1887 – 20 Aug, 1887
Succeeded by
Frank Peyton
Preceded by
Arthur Barry
Captain of H.M.S. Jaseur
12 Oct, 1897[1] – 27 Jun, 1901
Succeeded by
Frederick L. Field
Preceded by
Edward D. Hunt
Captain of H.M.S. Algerine
27 Jun, 1901[2] – 22 Apr, 1902
Succeeded by
Rowland Nugent


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 271.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 223.