Engineer Commander

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Engineer Commander
Country United Kingdom
Service branchRoyal Navy
Formation1903-1905
Next higher rankEngineer Captain
Next lower rankEngineer Lieutenant

Engineer Commander, was a commissioned rank of the Royal Navy and a promotional grade of the Engineering Branch.[1]

History

An Engineer Commander was a commissioned rank of the Royal Navy and a promotional grade of the Engineering Branch. The rank was first introduced in April 1903 when it replaced the rank of Fleet Engineer. It ranked above Engineer Lieutenant and below Engineer Captain.[2] In April 1905 the rank was renamed Commander (E).

References

  1. Harley, Simon; Lovell, Tony (1 May 2012). "Engineer Commander (Royal Navy) - The Dreadnought Project". www.dreadnoughtproject.org. England: Harley and Lovell. Retrieved 27 June 2020.
  2. Harley and Lovell (2012)