Frank William Wyley

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Captain (retired) Frank William Wyley, R.N. (9 February, 1851 – 3 December, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Wyley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 8 April, 1874.

Wyley was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1889.

Wyley was appointed in command of the iron screw storeship Humber from 5 January, 1894 to 1 April, 1897.

Wyley was placed on the Retired List at his own request with permission to assume the rank of Captain on 7 April, 1899.

Wyley offered his services on 21 April, 1915 and was informed there was "no opportunity of utilising them at present."

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of Griper
14 May, 1885[1] – 7 Nov, 1885
Succeeded by
Gordon Campbell
as Captain of H.M.S. Flora
Preceded by
Harry L. Ross
Captain of H.M.S. Raven
27 Apr, 1886[2] – 22 Nov, 1890
Succeeded by
Alexander E. Stewart


  1. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 213.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 244.