H. M. S. President Bentinck Yelverton Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA
President Bentinck Yelverton Hand Written Letter Dated 1927. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Bentinck John Davies Yelverton. Retired (28 October, 1862 – 7 January, 1959), born Bentinck John Davies, was an officer in the. Bentinck John Davies Yelverton was born Bentinck John Davies at Penzance, Cornwall, on 28 October, 1862, the son of Rowland Augustus Griffith Davies, a solicitor and Justice of the Peace, and Pauline Cecilia Louisa Anna Davies, née Yelverton. His father died on 4 September, 1864, whilst Mayor of Penzance. And was appointed as a. At Dartmouth on 15 January, 1876. He was placed thirty-eighth in order of merit out of forty-two candidates who passed the examination for naval cadetships. He left Britannia on 20 December, 1877, having gained three months’ time for. On 21 December, 1877, he was appointed to the Shannon on the. On 20 September, 1878, he was rated Midshipman, and on 30 October, 1879, was appointed to the Comus on the. He passed his Seamanship examination with a First Class certificate and was promoted to the rank of Acting. On 20 September, 1882. He was promoted to the rank of. On 30 September, 1885. In 1886, Yelverton was awarded the. Royal Humane Society’s Bronze Medal. Yelverton was promoted to the rank of. On 30 June, 1898. On 24 September, 1904, Yelverton was appointed to President for the. At Greenwich, where he obtained a Third Class pass. Completing this on 20 February, 1905, he was appointed on the same say to Firequeen for the month-long Senior Officers’ Signal Course, and thence for a series of Gunnery and Torpedo courses. He was appointed to Pembroke, additional, for trials of the. On 17 July, 1905. On 15 August he was appointed to command first class protected cruiser. Wrote that, Judging from the one cruise he has been with me I consider him trustworthy & with good nerve & judgement. Yelverton was appointed to command. On 6 November, 1906, where he remained until 6 November, 1908, bar a brief Signal Course at Portsmouth between 21 January and 8 February, 1907. In January, 1907, Rear-Admiral. Wrote of him that, Although only a short time with me in Reserve Squadron, from my former experience of him he is a zealous officer with good judgement. Wrote of him in November, 1908: Zealous, good judgement, very good physical qualities. Yelverton was appointed to President for the war course on 6 November, 1908, but did not complete it. He was appointed in command of the battleship. On 27 November, 1908. On 24 March, 1909, he was appointed in command of battleship. In the Channel Fleet, which soon after became part of the Home Fleet. He gave up command of Bulwark on 1 March, 1910. The fleet Commander-in-Chief, Admiral. He gives great promise of making a good Flag officer & I should be pleased to have him in any fleet with me. On 1 March, 1910, Yelverton was appointed to Fisgard as. Inspecting Captain of Mechanical Training Establishments. He was superseded after two years on 1 March, 1912. On 4 March, 1912, Yelverton was appointed to President for the war course at Portsmouth. Again, he didn’t complete it. As on 18 March, 1912, he was appointed in command of. On 1 July he was appointed to. He transferred to armoured cruiser. In a similar capacity on 22 October, 1912, and to armoured cruiser. On 1 February, 1913. He commanded Good Hope during the 1913 manouvres. In November, 1912, Rear-Admiral. Wrote of Yelverton that he, Has shown much zeal, tact, judgement, & firmness as S. Wrote of him a year later, Has been most zealous & has afforded me great assistance in improving the general readiness for war & cleanliness & efficiency of 3. Fleet of Portsmouth Division during my year here. 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