George Harris

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Chief Boatswain George Harris, R.N. ( – 2 September, 1923) served in the Royal Navy.

There is another George Harris, a gunner born 9 October, 1872 who was the captain of the ships listed below.

Life & Career of the Bosun

Harris the Bosun was promoted to the rank of Boatswain on 12 May, 1880.

He was pensioned at his own request on 6 February, 1899.

Harris the Bosun was placed on the Retired List with the rank of Chief Boatswain on 27 May, 1916. He died on 2 September, 1923.

Gunner

On 17 January, 1910, the gunner Harris was appointed Gunner in Command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 89.[1] This seems to be the GUNNER named George Harris.

Harris was appointed as Gunner in Command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 80 on 13 June, 1912.[2] This seems to be the GUNNER named George Harris.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Thomas Jackman
Captain of H.M. T.B. 89
17 Jan, 1910[3]
Succeeded by
John Dewstowe
Preceded by
Charles E. H. White
Captain of H.M. T.B. 80
13 Jun, 1912[4]
Succeeded by
Albert G. T. Brown

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 401a.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401a.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.