Oliver Richard Wace

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Commander (retired) Oliver Richard Wace (23 August, 1890 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

It appears that Wace entered Royal Naval College, Dartmouth directly – part of the Royal Navy's transition from training new cadets in H.M.S. Britannia as the new scheme was being primed.[1][Fact Check]

Wace was appointed in command of the destroyer Success on 9 June, 1919.[2]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry V. Hudson
Captain of H.M.S. Success
9 Jun, 1919[3]
Succeeded by
Charles G. P. Jones


  1. "Cadetships in the Royal Navy." The Times (London, England), Friday, Dec 22, 1905; pg. 10; Issue 37897.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951.