Claude Baynard Evans

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Commander Claude Baynard Evans, R.N., Retired (17 February, 1885 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Borin in Ewell Grove, Ewell, the son of Sir David Evans, K.C.M.G..

Evans was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1907.

Evans was appointed in command of the destroyer Nith on 27 March, 1913.[1]

On 1 August, 1914, Evans was appointed in command of the destroyer Liffey.[2]

Evans was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1915.

Evans was place don the Retired List as medically unfit due to chronic gastritis on 22 May, 1919.

Post-War

Evans was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 17 February, 1925.

World War II

Reverted to the Retired List as medically unfit on 22 November, 1941.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Owen T. H. Phillips
Captain of H.M.S. Nith
27 Mar, 1913[3] – Jul, 1914
Succeeded by
Malcolm L. Goldsmith
Preceded by
Herbert R. L. Edwards
Captain of H.M.S. Liffey
1 Aug, 1914[4] – 4 Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Cuthbert P. Blake
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Primula
18 Dec, 1915 – 29 Feb, 1916[5]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 350.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 348.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 350.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 395l.
  5. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 54.