Cathcart Romer Wason

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Rear-Admiral (retired) Cathcart Romer Wason, C.M.G., C.I.E. (20 July, 1874 – 12 December, 1941) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wason gained six months' time on passing out of Britannia.

Wason was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1896.

Wason was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1908.[1]

Wason was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1916.[2]

Post-War

Wason was appointed in command of the light cruiser Comus on 20 March, 1919.[3]

Placed on Retired List at the expiration of his foreign service leave on 10 August, 1922.

Wason was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 July, 1927.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William Mellor
Captain of H.M.S. Odin
7 Mar, 1914[4] – Jan, 1917
Succeeded by
Edwin M. Palmer
Preceded by
Edwin M. Palmer
Captain of H.M.S. Dalhousie
15 Jan, 1917 – 1 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Gerald V. C. Knox
Preceded by
Gerard A. Wells
Captain of H.M.S. Comus
20 Mar, 1919[5] – 28 Mar, 1921
Succeeded by
Archibald Cochrane
Preceded by
Herbert J. T. Marshall
Captain of H.M.S. Yarmouth
20 Dec, 1921 – 10 Mar, 1922
Succeeded by
Raymond Fitzmaurice
Preceded by
Charles A. Carey
Captain of H.M.S. Vindictive
10 Mar, 1922 – 8 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
Ronald Howard

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 101.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 199.
  3. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 763.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396g.
  5. The Navy List. (May, 1919). p. 763.