Price Vaughan Lewes

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Captain Price Vaughan Lewes, C.B., and D.S.O. (27 February, 1865 – 9 November, 1914) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lewes was promoted to Lieutenant on 30 June, 1888 and made Commander on 6 September, 1898.[1]

He was promoted to Captain on 30 June, 1905.[2]

Captain

On 20 December 1905, Lewes was appointed to Hermes for command of the second class protected cruiser Hyacinth. He was reappointed on her re-commissioning in April, 1906 and stayed in her until December 20th.[3]

He was appointed command of the battleship Cæsar on 9 August, 1910.[4]

On 6 June of 1911, he was appointed in command of Commonwealth,[5] operating with the Fourth Battle Squadron.

On 28 July 1914, he was placed in command of the battleship Superb,[6] operating with the First Battle Squadron[7] until forced to leave her in ill health on 4 November. He died on the 9th in Plymouth, of complications of a renal disease and was buried on the 11th in Plymouth Cemetery, grave No. 895, Lot A..[8]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 71
18 Jul, 1889[9] – 6 Sep, 1889[10]
Succeeded by
Charles L. Vaughan-Lee
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Hazard
19 Aug, 1897[11][12] – 2 Oct, 1900[13]
Succeeded by
Reginald H. S. Bacon
Preceded by
Harry H. Stileman
Captain of H.M.S. Nelson
2 Feb, 1903[14] – 27 Apr, 1903[15]
Succeeded by
Adrian G. Allgood
Preceded by
John I. Graham
Captain of H.M.S. Fearless
27 Apr, 1903[16] – 8 Feb, 1905[17]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Francis E. Massy-Dawson
Captain of H.M.S. Hermes
20 Dec, 1905[18] – 1906[19]
Succeeded by
Douglas R. L. Nicholson
Preceded by
Douglas R. L. Nicholson
Captain of H.M.S. Hyacinth
Jan, 1906[20] – 20 Dec, 1906[21]
Succeeded by
John G. Armstrong
Preceded by
Evelyn R. Le Marchant
Captain of H.M.S. Nile
20 Dec, 1906[22] – 8 May, 1907[23]
Succeeded by
W. A. Howard Kelly
Preceded by
Casper J. Baker
Captain of H.M.S. Ramillies
8 May, 1907[24] – 3 Sep, 1907[25]
Succeeded by
The Hon. George A. Hardinge
Preceded by
Ernest F. A. Gaunt
Captain of H.M.S. Cambrian
3 Sep, 1907[26] – 7 Sep, 1909[27]
Succeeded by
Edward W. E. Wemyss
Preceded by
Robert H. Anstruther
Captain of H.M.S. Cæsar
9 Aug, 1910[28][29] – 6 Jun, 1911[30]
Succeeded by
Robert E. R. Benson
Preceded by
William F. Benwell
Captain of H.M.S. Commonwealth
6 Jun, 1911[31][32] – 1 Oct, 1913[33]
Succeeded by
Maurice Woollcombe
Preceded by
George P. W. Hope
Captain of H.M.S. Superb
28 Jul, 1914[34] – 4 Nov, 1914[35]
Succeeded by
Rudolf W. Bentinck
 

Footnotes

  1. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 27812. p. 4557. 30 June, 1905.
  3. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  4. Lewes Service Record. The The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 294.
  6. Lewes Service Record. The The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  7. Naval Operations. Volume I. p. 438.
  8. Lewes Service Record. The The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  9. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  10. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  11. The Navy List. (March, 1900). p. 257.
  12. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  13. Date is not entirely legible. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  14. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  15. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  16. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  17. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  18. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  19. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  20. Inspected on 14 January. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  21. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  22. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  23. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  24. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  25. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  26. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  27. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  28. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  29. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 290.
  30. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  31. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 294.
  32. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  33. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  34. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.
  35. Lewes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 300.