Hugo Rowland Barnwell Newton

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Captain Hugo Rowland Barnwell Newton, D.S.C. ( – ) served in the Royal Navy.

I have been unable to find a Service Record for him at The National Archives.

Life & Career

Newton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 May, 1936.[1]

Newton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 16 May, 1944.[2]

Newton was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1948.[3]

Newton was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1954.[4]

Retired 11 January, 1964.[5]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George R. Colvin
Captain of H.M.S. H 43
13 Sep, 1940[6] – 17 Dec, 1940[7]
Succeeded by
Ian L. M. McGeoch
Preceded by
Edward D. Norman
Captain of H.M.S. Otway
17 Dec, 1940[8] – 22 Feb, 1941[9]
Succeeded by
Robert J. Clutterbuck
Preceded by
John D. Luce
Captain of H.M.S. Cachalot
21 Feb, 1941[10] – 30 Jul, 1941[11]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Walter N. Eade
Captain of H.M.S. Otus
3 Jul, 1943[12] – 19 Jul, 1943[13]
Succeeded by
Robert H. H. Brunner
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Selene
15 May, 1944[14] – 4 Dec, 1945[15]
Succeeded by


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