Francis Charles Hanna

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Commander (retired) Francis Charles Hanna (29 November, 1885 – 28 June, 1933) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Taunton, Somerset.

Hanna was promoted to the rank of Mate dated 14 February, 1913.[1]

Hanna served in T.B. 1 from the outbreak of the war until he was appointed to join M.30 on 30 June, 1915, having been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 June, 1915.

Hanna was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 68 on 8 July, 1917.[2]

On 13 November, 1919, Hanna was appointed in command of the patrol boat PC 56.[3]

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 7 July, 1922.

Hanna was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 14 June, 1923.

Hanna was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 29 November, 1925.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of H.M.S. PC 68
8 Jul, 1917[4] – 19 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Frederick E. Raw
Preceded by
William A. Florence
Captain of H.M.S. PC 56
20 Mar, 1919 – 20 May, 1919
Succeeded by
Francis C. Hanna
Preceded by
Gilbert R. Gilbert
Captain of H.M. T.B. 18
21 May, 1919[5] – 18 Aug, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Wilfrid W. Hunt
Captain of H.M. T.B. 92
19 Aug, 1919 – 29 Sep, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis C. Hanna
Captain of H.M.S. PC 56
13 Nov, 1919[6] – 1 Feb, 1922
Succeeded by
Gordon C. Steele

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 147j.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  3. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 860.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 955.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 821.