William Bayard Hynes

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Captain William Bayard Hynes, C.B.E., D.S.O., R.N., Retired (6 April, 1889 – 3 March, 1968) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gunnery Officer of Commonwealth, 1914-1916 , and of Lion, 1916-1918.

Hynes was appointed to Cardiff, additional for command of Ceres on 27 November, 1933. He was superseded in this command on 8 October, 1934.[1]

In 1942, he was appointed as Naval Officer in Charge of Port Said. At the end of June, he was appointed as Chief of Staff to the Commander in Chief, Plymouth.[2]

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George A. Scott
Captain of H.M.S. Ceres
27 Nov, 1933[3] – 8 Oct, 1934[4]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. S. Casswell
Preceded by
Gerald H. Brady
Resident Naval Officer and in Command Naval Depot, Port Said
1942[5] – mid 1942[6]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  2. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  3. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  4. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  5. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.
  6. Hynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52. f. 395.