Lieutenant Commander 

Arthur George 


Royal Navy

Died On:
23 November 1914


Arthur Jameson was born in Foynes, Co, Limerick on 30 September 1883, the son of Robert William Jameson and Katherine Anne Jameson. He joined the Royal Navy as a Cadet in 1899.  

Promoted to Lieutenant, he joined the Submarine Depot Ship HMS FORTH at Devonport in 1905 ‘for training in Submarines’.  By December 1907, his appointment had changed to ‘for Command of Submarines’ but with no particular submarine specified.

His next appointment was to the Submarine Depot Ship HMS THAMES for ‘C2 in Command’. He left HMS C2 in 1911 as he returned to the Surface Fleet for his ‘Big Ship’ time in the Battleship HMS NEPTUNE. He was promoted Lieutenant Commander in 1913 and appointed to the Cruiser HMS ANTRIM.  His next appointment was to HMS DOLPHIN in 1914 ‘for D2 in Command’.  HMS D2 was transferred to the Submarine Depot Ship HMS ADAMANT (8th Submarine Flotilla) at Harwich on the outbreak of WWI.  

He was lost overboard from D2 in rough weather overnight 22/23 November 1914.

Arthur Jameson, was the husband of Isabel Louisa Catherine Jameson (nee Pitman) of Clarence Villa, Rolle Road, Exmouth, Devon. He was related to the Irish Whiskey family, and to Marconi by marriage. He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval War Memorial on Panel No 1.


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