Henry Charles Stahl

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Lieutenant-Commander Henry Charles Stahl, R.N. (22 July, 1879 – 4 February, 1916) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a retired merchant.

Stahl was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1902.

Stahl was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1910.

Stahl was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 25 July, 1910.

In 1911, Stahl started taking short courses in mine-sweeping.

Stahl was appointed for mine-sweeping duty at Sheerness on 29 July, 1914. He died of injuries sustained in the sinking of the hired trawler King Emperor, which was struck at anchor in the Thames Estuary by a Swedish steamer on 4 February, 1916.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur N. Gouldsmith
Captain of H.M.S. Sunfish
9 Apr, 1907[1] – 4 Aug, 1909
Succeeded by
Reginald Watkins Grubb


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 379.