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J. S. C. Salmond

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J. S. C. Salmond R.N.

1882 Born

1897 Entered "Britannia,"

1898 Left Britannia

1900 Served in China in "Barfleur," landed in the Boxer operations. Mentioned in despatches.

1905 Qualified as torpedo lieutenant.

1908-11 Served in Wireless Telegraphy Experimental Department, "Vernon"

1912-15 Fleet Wireless Telegraphy Officer, Home Fleet (later Grand Fleet).

1915-17 Wireless Telegraphy Assistant to D.N.O. Admiralty.

1917-19 In command of "Odin," in Red Sea. Mentioned in despatches for operations against Turkish forces in the Asir and Yemen.

Served in Signal Division, Admiralty, on Wireless Telegraphy duties.

Member of Radio Research Board.

Commanding H.M.S. "Yarmouth," wireless telegraphy experimental ship.

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