Hubert Alfred Foster

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Lieutenant Hubert Alfred Foster, R.N., Retired (18 April, 1866 – 23 May, 1946) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Foster was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 4 April, 1899.

Some time before 1904,likely while appointed to Diana in the Mediterranean, Foster incurred the Admiralty's dissatisfaction for causing the loss of a practice torpedo by failing to ensure that the range was clear.

Foster was appointed to Cyclops on 14 November, 1912. He provided torpedo services there until 24 March, 1919.

Foster was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 4 April, 1914.

Foster was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Lieutenant on 18 April, 1921.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles E. Turle
Captain of H.M. T.B. 67
3 Jan, 1905[1] – 10 Feb, 1906
Succeeded by
Archibald S. May


  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, December 24, 1904, Issue 37586, p.4.