Maurice Dorsett Evans

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Captain Maurice Dorsett Evans, R.N. (28 July, 1877 – 16 December, 1945) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Clifton, Nottingham the son of Major D. N. Evans.

Evans was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1898.

Evans was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1909.

Evans was appointed in command of the boom defence vessel Prince Edward from 6 February, 1915 to 1 October, 1915.

Evans was appointed in command of the transport ship Mona's Isle from November, 1915 until being superseded on 24 August, 1918.

Evans was promoted to the rank of Captain on 30 June, 1918.

Evans was appointed in command of the scout cruiser Blonde on 10 January, 1919.[1]

Evans was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 14 April, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Robert W. Myburgh
Captain of H.M.S. Speedy
18 Jan, 1909[2] – 15 Jul, 1909
Succeeded by
Leonard A. B. Donaldson
Preceded by
Godfrey M. Paine
Captain of H.M.S. Actæon
15 May, 1912 – 24 May, 1912
Succeeded by
Charles D. Johnson
Preceded by
Frederic A. Whitehead
Captain of H.M.S. Duncan
20 Jun, 1914 – 6 Aug, 1914
Succeeded by
Alexander P. Davidson
Preceded by
Denis B. Crampton
Captain of H.M.S. Kinfauns Castle
18 Sep, 1918 – c. 10 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Gregory G. C. Wood-Martin
Captain of H.M.S. Blonde
10 Jan, 1919[3]c. 14 Apr, 1919[4]
Succeeded by
Valentine D. English

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 743.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 377.
  3. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 743.
  4. Exact date not recorded. This is his retirement date.