Charles Briggs (Royal Navy officer)
|Sir Charles Briggs|
|Born||15 July 1858|
|Died||16 July 1951 (aged 93)|
|Commands held||HMS Vulcan|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
He was appointed Rear Admiral in the First Division of the Home Fleet in 1909 before becoming Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy in 1910 and then being given command of the 4th Battle Squadron in the Home Fleet in 1913. He retired in 1917.
In 1901 he married Frances Mary Wilson; they had three sons and three daughters.
- Royal Navy Flag Officers 1904-1945
- "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36638). London. 14 December 1901. p. 12.
- Lt Maurice John Bethell, RN (1894-1916) at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
- "No. 30161". The London Gazette. 3 July 1917. p. 6549.
Sir John Jellicoe
|Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy
Sir Gordon Moore