William Frederick Snowden

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Lieutenant William Frederick Snowden, (29 December, 1845 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Snowden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 January, 1867.

He was removed from command of Contest following a Court Martial convened in February, 1879 and was severely reprimanded.

Retired at his own request on 23 June, 1880.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George W. Allen
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
24 Sep, 1877[1] – 12 Feb, 1879
Succeeded by
Thomas E. Miller


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 202.