Henry William Steele

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Captain (retired) Henry William Steele, R.N. (4 February, 1855 – 4 January, 1916) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Steele was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 20 November, 1880.

Married Selena May Symonds on 2 May, 1889.

Steele was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1895.

Steele was placed on the Retired List at his own request with the rank of Captain and was allowed to acccept command of Wornwall Training Ship on Retirement on 26 November, 1903.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William C. H. Snell
Captain of H.M.S. Bullfrog
8 Jan, 1894[1] – 12 Jul, 1894
Succeeded by
William F. Gunn
Preceded by
Alfred F. Welldon
Captain of H.M.S. Sheldrake
16 Jul, 1894 – 1 Feb, 1896
Succeeded by
Edward H. Currey
Preceded by
Robert S. Rolleston
Captain of H.M.S. Racer
28 May, 1896[2] – 12 Nov, 1899
Succeeded by
Michael S. Beatty


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 205.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 284.