William Henry Hall

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Captain William Henry Hall, Royal Navy (20 April, 1842 – 10 March, 1895) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Hall was promoted to the rank of Captain with seniority of 31 December, 1882.[1]

He was appointed in command of the battleship Resolution on 5 December, 1893.[2]

He was on his way to take up the appointment of Captain Superintendent of Pembroke Dockyard when he took ill on the train. He was taken home where he died on Sunday, 10 March, 1895.

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Wednesday, 13 March, 1895. Issue 34523, col F, p. 10.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Appointment
Director of Naval Intelligence
1 Feb, 1887[3]
Succeeded by
Cyprian A. G. Bridge
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Severn
1 Jan, 1889[4] – 22 Nov, 1891[5]
Succeeded by
Reginald F. H. Henderson
Preceded by
Arthur K. Wilson
Captain of H.M.S. Vernon
9 Feb, 1892[6] – 1 Nov, 1893[7]
Succeeded by
Charles L. Ottley
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Blenheim
11 Jul, 1893[8] – 22 Aug, 1893[9]
Succeeded by
Edmund S. Pöe
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Resolution
5 Dec, 1893[10] – 1 Feb, 1895[11]
Succeeded by
Andrew K. Bickford

 

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 25184. p. 31. 2 January, 1883.
  2. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 566.
  3. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 566.
  4. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  5. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Friday, 5 February, 1892. Issue 33553, col E, p. 4.
  7. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  8. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  9. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  10. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.
  11. Hall Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/36. f. 246/566.