Aubrey Basil Fanshawe

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Captain (retired) Aubrey Basil Fanshawe, (13 November, 1893 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1916.

Appointed first and gunnery officer of Bruce on 13 October 1919.

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 May, 1924.

Fanshawe was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1929.

Fanshawe was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Captain on 13 November, 1943.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Francis J. H. Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Moorhen
7 Feb, 1925[1] – Mar, 1927
Succeeded by
Cameron St. C. Ingham
Preceded by
George F. L. Marx
Captain of H.M.S. Gannet
2 Jun, 1930[2] – Aug, 1932
Succeeded by
Donal B. O'Connell
Preceded by
Henry N. Lake
Captain of H.M.S. Erebus
17 Dec, 1936[3] – 1 Feb, 1938
Succeeded by
Ivan W. Whitehorn


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 256.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 241.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 237.