John Copley Powles
Life & Career
Born in Bogota, [illeg].
Powles was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1897.
Powles was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1905.
On 16 November 1907, Powles was appointed to Hawke as first officer.
On 1 January, 1909, he was sent to Haslkar Hospital, ill due to excessive drinking. Labelled an alcoholic, Powles was superseded in Hawke on 2 January and retired as unfit on 4 February, 1909.
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 101
29 Jan, 1903 – 11 Mar, 1903