Horace Cyril Watson

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Captain Horace Cyril Watson, C.B.E., R.N. (9 October, 1876 – 18 April, 1949) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Born in Grange, Northwood.

Watson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in September, 1898.

Watson was promoted to the rank of Commander on 22 June, 1911.

Watson was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1916.

Watson was appointed in command of the armoured cruiser Bacchante on 14 January, 1919.[1]

Watson was placed on the Retired List at his own request upon his relief as Deputy Superintendent and Captain of Dockyard and King's Harbour Master, Devonport on 31 March, 1923.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John F. Grant-Dalton
Captain of H.M.S. Hildebrand
2 Apr, 1917 – 14 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Frank O. Lewis
Captain of H.M.S. Bacchante
14 Jan, 1919[2] – 15 Jul, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis A. L. Andrews
as King's Harbour Master, Malta
Captain Attendant and King's Harbour Master, Malta
15 Jul, 1919 – 15 Jul, 1921
Succeeded by
Howard J. L. W. K. Willcox
as King's Harbour Master, Malta
Preceded by
?
Deputy Superintendent, Devonport Dockyard
18 Apr, 1922 – 30 Mar, 1923
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Christopher R. Payne
Captain of Devonport Dockyard
18 Apr, 1922 – 30 Mar, 1923
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Mackworth
Preceded by
Christopher R. Payne
King's Harbour Master, Devonport
18 Apr, 1922 – 30 Mar, 1923
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Mackworth
as Superintendent and King's Harbour Master, Devonport

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 13 January, 1919. Issue 41996, col F, p. 13.
  2. "Naval Appointments" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 13 January, 1919. Issue 41996, col F, p. 13.