Charles William Ernest Whish

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Commander (retired) Charles William Ernest Whish, R.N. (23 October, 1881 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Kensington.

Whish was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 January, 1903.

Whish was appointed in command of the destroyer Havock on 18 February, 1908.[1]

Whish was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 January, 1911.

Whish was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in recognition of wartime service, dated 11 November, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Neston W. Diggle
Captain of H.M. T.B. 50
8 Aug, 1902 – 18 Nov, 1902
Succeeded by
Arthur G. Harrington
Preceded by
Reginald G. Stone
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
18 Feb, 1908[2][3] – Oct, 1908
Succeeded by
Charles W. J. Howard
Preceded by
Sandford G. R. Nevile
Captain of H.M.S. Wizard
Oct, 1908[4] – 15 Jan, 1910
Succeeded by
Frederic W. Clarkson
Preceded by
Horace H. Tatham
Captain of H.M.S. Honeysuckle
26 Sep, 1918[5] – 19 Oct, 1919
Succeeded by
Francis A. Trepess

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, February 8, 1908. Issue 38564, col B, p. 7.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, February 8, 1908. Issue 38564, col B, p. 7.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 324.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 397a.
  5. The Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 814.