William Graham White

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Captain William Graham White, (24 February, 1854 – 9 September, 1904) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

White was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 24 May, 1877.

White was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1891.

White was promoted to the rank of Captain on 22 June, 1897 after having been recently superseded in command of Halcyon for health reasons. He was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 24 February, 1904.

He died in September 1904 after two years of failing cardiac health, of diabetes.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Halcyon
16 May, 1895[1] – 6 Nov, 1896
Succeeded by
The Hon. Walter G. Stopford
Preceded by
Herbert A. W. Onslow
Captain of H.M.S. Northampton
10 Jul, 1900[2] – 1902
Succeeded by
Arthur J. Horsley


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 227.
  2. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 285.