Francis Douglas-Watson

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Lieutenant-Commander Francis Douglas-Watson, (3 June, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Douglas-Watson entered the Royal Navy with the May 1911[Fact Check] intake term at the Training Establishment. He passed out with sixty-one other midshipmen in April, 1913 ranked fifty-sixth in order of merit on his examinations.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Reginald C. Creer
Captain of H.M.A.S. Parramatta
9 May, 1927[2]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Holden
Captain of H.M.S. Witherington
12 Sep, 1928[3]
Succeeded by
Geoffrey C. Fryer
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Delight
3 Oct, 1932[4]
Succeeded by
Albert L. Poland


  1. "New Midshipmen." The Times (London, England), Monday, Apr 28, 1913; pg. 3; Issue 40197.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 294.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 290.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 230.