Robert Francis Veasey

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Captain (retired) Robert Francis Veasey, R.N. (27 May, 1883 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Baldock, Herts.

Veasey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 June, 1904.

Veasey was placed on the Retired List as unfit on 16 January, 1912.

Veasey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 June, 1912.

In August, 1914, Veasey was made Inspector of Steel in Sheffield.

Veasey was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 27 May, 1923.

World War II

Reverted to the Retired List on 2 November, 1943.

Granted the War Service Rank of Captain on 26 March, 1947.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cyril Callaghan
Captain of H.M.S. Velox
21 May, 1909[1] – 8 Feb, 1910
Succeeded by
Charles G. C. Sumner
Preceded by
Austin C. Ackland
Captain of H.M.S. Vigilant
8 Feb, 1910 – 15 Aug, 1910
Succeeded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Preceded by
Henry C. Rawlings
Captain of H.M.S. Gipsy
15 Aug, 1910[2] – 2 May, 1911
Succeeded by
Stuart E. Holder


  1. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 389.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 320.