Egerton Wotton Isaacson

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Captain Egerton Wotton Isaacson (30 August, 1882 – 31 August, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

He passed out of Britannia in December, 1897 ranked eighth of the sixty-four cadets who passed out, with 1768 marks.[1]

Isaacson was appointed in command of the light cruiser Yarmouth in November, 1925.

Issacson died in Portsmouth Hospital the day after an automobile accident while driving home near Portsmouth. He had only recently turned forty-seven.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Nigel B. Deare
Captain of H.M.S. Yarmouth
17 Nov, 1925[3]
Succeeded by
Wilfred N. Custance
Preceded by
Charles E. Kennedy-Purvis
Captain of H.M.S. Concord
20 Dec, 1926[4]c. 5 Sep, 1927[Inference]
Succeeded by
Roy N. Suter


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence" The Times (London, England), Thursday, Dec 16, 1897; pg. 7; Issue 35388.
  2. Obituary.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 291.
  4. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 226.