Commander Sholto Grant Douglas

Click here to 
Print this page

Biography finder

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

 

 

Index of first names

This page is a stub.  You can help improve it.

Commander Sholto Grant Douglas, R.N. For valuable services as Divisional Naval Transport Officer at Middlesbrough and Glasgow - CBE in recognition of the services of the Royal Naval Transport Service during the War - 4th July 1919

In 1884, as a midshipman, he received a medal for war service - probably in Egypt.

2 May 1889 - apptd to the Daphne (on China station?)
30th June, 1891 - promoted to be Lieutenant in Her Majesty's Fleet:
Captain of H.M.S. Peacock, 2 Oct, 1899 (a composite screw gunboat launched in 1888 and sold in 1906.)
Captain of H.M.S. Renard, 1 Jun, 1901 (an Alarm-class torpedo gunboat launched in 1892 and sold in 1905)

Accordingly, on the 24th, thirty- two men from the Intrepid, under Lieutenants Edward William Elphinstone Wemyss, and Sholto Grant Douglas, and seventeen from the Marietta, under Lieutenant F. B. Bassett, U.S.N., were ...

Death from the Feb. 23, 1938 Newspaper - Douglas, Elizabeth M. (nee Foran)
Passed peacefully away February 23, 1938 at London, England, Elizabeth M. Douglas (nee Foran); beloved wife of Capt. Sholto Grant Douglas, C.B.E., R.N., (retired).



Sources

 

Sources for this article include:

 • The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 278.
• The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 366.



Any contributions will be gratefully accepted





Back to top

 



The content of this website is a collection of materials gathered from a variety of sources, some of it unedited.

The webmaster does not intend to claim authorship, but gives credit to the originators for their work.

As work progresses, some of the content may be re-written and presented in a unique format, to which we would then be able to claim ownership.

Discussion and contributions from those more knowledgeable is welcome.

Contact Us

Last modified: Wednesday, 18 July 2018