Henry Langley Dickson Pearce

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Captain (retired) Henry Langley Dickson Pearce, R.N. (23 June, 1862 – 1 July, 1933) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in London.

Pearce was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1886.

Pearce was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1898.

Pearce was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain on 9 June, 1909.

He helped manage Portsmouth's Boom Defence during the war, and reverted to the Retired List on 1 March, 1919. He then obtained permission to proceed abroad.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Llewellyn E. Traherne
Captain of H.M. T.B. 50
18 Jul, 1889[1] – 7 Sep, 1889
Succeeded by
Digby St. A. P. Weston
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Odin
8 Jan, 1903[2] – 9 Nov, 1904
Succeeded by
Frederic H. Walter


  1. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 15 July, 1889. Issue 32751, col A, p. 4.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 351.