Richard Grenville Bowyer

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Lieutenant Richard Grenville Bowyer, R.N., (18 May, 1890 – 17 March, 1917) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Lieutenant-Colonel W. G. Bowyer.

Bowyer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 March, 1912.

Bowyer was appointed in command of Paragon on 18 November, 1916 and died when she was sunk on 17 March, 1917.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
David B. Nicol
Captain of H.M.S. Foyle
8 Jun, 1916[1] – 18 Nov, 1916
Succeeded by
Frederic J. Thompson
Preceded by
Ambrose T. N. Abbay
Captain of H.M.S. Paragon
18 Nov, 1916 – 17 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 394n.