Marcus Francis Beresford Whyte

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Commander (retired) Marcus Francis Beresford Whyte, R.N. (20 November, 1873 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Nunbley[?]

Whyte was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December, 1895.

Retired at his own request on 18 June, 1912, Whyte was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) in November, 1913.

Whyte died of pneumonia.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Michael H. Wilding
Captain of H.M.S. Hebe
9 Feb, 1909 – 25 May, 1909
Succeeded by
Evelyn L. B. Boothby
Preceded by
Humphrey H. Smith
Captain of H.M.S. Seagull
1 Jan, 1910[1] – 18 Jun, 1912
Succeeded by
Harold E. Denison
Preceded by
Thomas P. Bonham
Inspecting Captain of Mine Sweeping Vessels
26 Jul, 1915[2] – 7 Jan, 1917
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1911). p. 373.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 396q.