William Francis Gunn

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Commander William Francis Gunn, R.N., Retired (6 December, 1856 –23 November, 1918 ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Gunn was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 February, 1879.

Gunn was placed on the Retired List on account of age with the rank of Commander on 6 December, 1901.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Plassey
23 Jan, 1892[1] – 14 Mar, 1894
Succeeded by
William H. F. Taylor
Preceded by
Henry W. Steele
Captain of H.M.S. Bullfrog
18 Jul, 1894 – 28 Aug, 1894
Succeeded by
Hubert S. Monroe
as Captain of H.M.S. Egmont


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 244.