Thomas Hadley

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Captain (retired) Thomas Hadley, (7 May, 1852 – 11 December, 1935) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hadley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 2 July, 1875.

An inspection of Hadley's command, the gunboat Watchful on 13 June, 1893 Captain Rolfe found her "generally in a slovenly state," but he noted she was much improved in a successive visit.

Hadley was retired due to age with the rank of Commander on 7 May, 1897. On 24 April, 1902, he was advanced to the rank of Retired Captain.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Pheasant
8 May, 1889[1] – 12 Jan, 1892
Succeeded by
Edward H. Blair
Preceded by
James N. Hill
Captain of H.M.S. Watchful
24 Feb, 1892[2] – 1894
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Eagles
Preceded by
Douglas Hamond-Graeme
Captain of H.M.S. Salamander
late Aug, 1894[Inference] – 6 Dec, 1894
Succeeded by
Frederick H. Eagles


  1. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 243.
  2. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 268a.