Arthur Hope Fanshawe

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Captain Arthur Hope Fanshawe, R.N., Retired (4 February, 1867 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Brighton, the son of Major General Fanshawe.

At the examinations for naval cadetships in mid 1879, Forster placed twenty-eighth out of thirty-seven successful candidates.[1]

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1890.

Fanshawe was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Commander on 4 February, 1911.

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) in recognition of war service on 11 November, 1918.

He reverted to the Retired List at Gibraltar on 12 February, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M. T.B. 89
7 Mar, 1900[2] – 1900
Succeeded by
Alfred E. Vines
Preceded by
Philip G. Tillard
Captain of H.M. T.B. 91
after 7 Mar, 1900 – 31 May, 1901
Succeeded by
Walter Mason
Preceded by
Lionel F. Maitland-Kirwan
Captain of H.M.S. Drake
2 Apr, 1915 – 27 Jul, 1915
Succeeded by
William G. E. Ruck-Keene


  1. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 25 June, 1879. Issue 29603, col E, p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1901). p. 242.