Thomas Christopher Harry Williams

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Commander Thomas Christopher Harry Williams, M.V.O., R.N. (12 August, 1878 – 29 January, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Williams was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1900.

Williams was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1913.

Williams was appointed in command of the destroyer Syren on 15 August, 1913.[1]

Williams was appointed in command of Viking on 29 December, 1915. He died when she struck a mine off the southeast coast of England on 92 January, 1916.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward M. Bennett
Captain of H.M. T.B. 98
21 Jul, 1903[2]
Succeeded by
George E. Cumming
Preceded by
Gilbert C. W. Crispin
Captain of H.M.S. Syren
15 Aug, 1913[3] – 10 Aug, 1915
Succeeded by
Ernest L. Cardale
Preceded by
Robert H. Coppinger
Captain of H.M.S. Crusader
10 Aug, 1915[4] – 29 Dec, 1915
Succeeded by
Edward R. G. R. Evans
Preceded by
George N. Gilbertson
Captain of H.M.S. Viking
29 Dec, 1915 – 29 Jan, 1916
Succeeded by
Henry G. L. Oliphant

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 383a.
  2. "APPOINTMENTS FOR THE NAVAL MANOEUVRES." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Jul 16, 1903; pg. 8; Issue 37134.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 398n.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 393f.