Hugh Alexander Williamson

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Wing Commander Hugh Alexander Williamson, C.M.G., R.N. (29 May, 1885 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Edinburgh.

Appointed to Thames for instruction in submarines on 15 March, 1906.

Williamson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in October, 1906 and in command of B 3 on 1 January, 1909. On 4 June, 1912 he was appointed to Lion.

On 17 September, 1913 he was appointed to take a course at the Central Flying School. On 17 December, he was appointed to Isle of Grain Air Station as a Flying Officer.

Flight Lieutenant in July, 1914.

Williamson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in October, 1914 and also as a Flight Commander.

Squadron Commander in April, 1916.

Wing Commander in 1917.

Williamson was granted a permanent commission as a Wing Commander int he R.A.F. on 1 August, 1919.

In 1925, he was awarded a patent in connection with aircraft landing gear.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John C. Porte
Captain of H.M.S. B 3
1 Jan, 1909[1] – 4 Jun, 1912
Succeeded by
Henry A. Binmore


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 317.