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Sir Morgan Singer

(1864-1938), Admiral

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Maurene Wilson

10 July 2017, 18:27

Admiral Sir Morgan Singer KCB KCVO (13 December 1864 – 27 April 1938) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station.
Singer joined the Royal Navy and by 1908 was Captain of the cruiser HMS Roxburgh.[1]

He served in World War I and was appointed Director of Naval Ordnance in August 1914 taking responsibility for the Admiralty's entire supply of guns, torpedoes and mines.[2] He continued in that post until March 1917.[3]

Promoted to Vice Admiral in February 1919,[4] he became Commander-in-Chief, America and West Indies Station the same month.[5] He was appointed KCB later that year,[6] and went on to be Commander-in-Chief of Coastguards and Reserves in 1921.[7] He became a full Admiral in 1924.[4]

He died in Winchester in Hampshire in 1938.
Sir Morgan Singer
Born 13 December 1864
Died 27 April 1938 (aged 73)
Winchester, Hampshire
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Rank Admiral
Commands held North America and West Indies Station
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

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