Vernon Frederick Tuson

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Lieutenant (retired) Vernon Frederick Tuson, M.V.O., R.N. (19 June, 1876 – 8 September, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a Major General.

Tuson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December 1898.

In March 1906, he was evaluated as to temperatre habits as "not altogether".

Tuson was place on the Retired List at his own request on 1 August, 1908.

He was admitted to Haslar Hospital twice and perhaps sent to Yarmouth. He died of alcoholic delirium and pneumonia.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry R. Heathcote
Captain of H.M.S. Mallard
9 Jan, 1904[1] – 12 Feb, 1905
Succeeded by
Osmond J. Prentis
Preceded by
Ernest L. C. Muntz
Captain of H.M.S. Ettrick
12 Feb, 1905 – May, 1905
Succeeded by
Charles La P. Lewin
Preceded by
William F. Benwell
Captain of H.M.S. Cygnet
May, 1905[2] – 6 Nov, 1906
Succeeded by
Frederick B. Noble


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 343.
  2. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 299.