Philip King Enright, RN

Born  4 Aug 1894Liskeard, Cornwall
Died  29 Sep 1960(66)Exmouth, Devon


28 Jun 1919 Lt.
28 Jun 1927 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1931 Cdr.
30 Jun 1937 Capt.
8 Jan 1947 Rear-Admiral
1 May 1950 Vice-Admiral
15 Sep 1953 Admiral (Retired)

Retired: 15 Sep 1953


11 Jun 1946 CBE
1 Jan 1949 CB
1 Jan 1952 KBE

Warship Commands listed for Philip King Enright, RN

HMS Cardiff (D 58)Capt.Light cruiser31 Jul 193927 Aug 1941
HMS Cumberland (57)Capt.Heavy cruiser10 Jul 194422 Jun 1946

Career information

His father was John Enright, Coastguards RN, born 1851, his mother was Bridget born 1859, both of whom were born in Dunny Cove, Ireland.

Philip was the 10th of 12 children, of whom four at least (including Philip) served in the Royal Navy.

It seems Philip never married. His oldest brother, Lieutenant Commander Daniel Patrick Joseph Enright, RN, married Emily Augusta Wilmot Murray.

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