Sidney Reginald Lane

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Commander R.N.R. Sidney Reginald Lane, R.N.R. (15 January, 1874 – ) served in the Royal Naval Reserve. His first name was sometimes offered as "Sydney".

Life & Career

Commanded the hired yacht Evening Star from 22 June 1915 to 28 June, 1916.

Lane was appointed in command of the hired H.M. yacht Kethailes on 28 June, 1916, and survived her loss to a collision with S.S. Leicestershire in St. George's channel on 11 October, 1917. Two officers and fifteen others were killed. Nine of the eleven survivors were rescued by the patrol boat H.M.S. P 44.[1]

Lane was promoted to the rank of Commander R.N.R. on 31 December, 1918.

Demobilized in June 1919.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Cowslip
? – 25 Apr, 1918[2]
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Ard Patrick
21 Jun, 1918[3]
Succeeded by


  1. Email from Gordon Brown 20190713.
  2. Hepper. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era: 1860-1919. p. 130.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1919). p. 731.