Francis Beversham Hanson

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Commander (retired) Francis Beversham Hanson, (8 November, 1890 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

It appears that Hanson entered Royal Naval College, Dartmouth directly – part of the Royal Navy's transition from training new cadets in H.M.S. Britannia as the new scheme was being primed.[1][Fact Check]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Lewes G. Gardner
Captain of H.M.S. Teazer
10 Jul, 1924 – c. 20 Aug, 1924[Inference]
Succeeded by
John W. D. W. Easterbrook
Preceded by
Franklin Ratsey
Captain of H.M.S. Shikari
10 Jun, 1925[2]
Succeeded by
Laurence R. Palmer
Preceded by
Aubrey C. Thursfield
Captain of H.M.S. Saltash
5 Apr, 1932[3] – 1933
Succeeded by
Walter F. Smithwick


  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 22, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37897.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 270.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 253.